Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Florian m. Latin florianus 'beloning to Flora, goddess of flowers'.

The name of a 3rd C Roman emperor and a 4th C Austrian saint.

Italy
Latin
1326 Floriano (abl) Friuli-14thC no. 446; 1387 Floriani (gen) Venditti II-2065
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Florian". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Florian.