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Florida Name Meaning

Spanish and southern Italian: from the female personal name Florida. Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Florida or La Florida, from Spanish florido ‘blooming’, ‘full of blossom’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Florida Family Origin

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Florida Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Labor

    5%

In 1880, the most common Florida occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Florida's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Florida. A less common occupation for the Florida family was Farm Labor.

Source: Census data for Florida | Data not to scale

Florida Historical Records

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Florida Life Expectancy

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