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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Florent m. Latin florentius 'blooming, flowery, in flowers'.

Belgium
Latin
1110 Florentius (nom) CartStBert 4
France
Latin
1190 Florentius (nom) CartNDdOurscamp CIII; 1263 Florencius (nom) ibid. XXIII; 1378 FLorentii (gen) hanquetvol1 582, Florencii (gen) ibid. 609, Florencio (dat) ibid. 394, Florentius (nom) ibid. 751
Middle French
1421 Fleurant favier, Fleurent ibid. 1063, Florent ibid. p. 228; 1564 Florent RegPCC-1 p. 45; 1568 Florent ibid. p. 396
Germany
Latin
1174 Florentius (nom) quix-vol1 33; 1215 Florentius (nom) quix-vol2 126; 1216 Florentius (nom) hennes-vol1 22; 1222 Florentius (nom) quix-vol1 74; 1229 Florentius (nom) ibid. 106; 1234 Florentius (nom) ibid. 105; 1235 Florentius (nom) ibid. 108; 1241 Florentius (nom) hennes-vol1 107; 1242 Florentius (nom) quix-vol1 109; 1249 Florentius (nom) ibid. 112
1214 Florendinus (nom) hennes-vol1 16
The Netherlands
Latin
1258 Florentius (nom) hennes-vol1 180
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Florent". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2016/1/name/Florent.