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Famous People Named Florence 

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If your name is Florence, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Florence, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Florence can you think of? The famous Florences below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Florence, athletes named Florence, and even political figures named Florence. The music industry is no stranger to the name Florence, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Florence are worth mentioning? This list includes Florence Welch, Flo Rida, Florence + the Machine and Florence Henderson. To read more about these notable people named Florence, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Age: 32

Birthplace: Camberwell, London, United Kingdom

Florence Leontine Mary Welch is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. She is best known as the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Florence + the Machine. The band's debut album, Lungs, ...more

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Flo Rida is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Age: 39

Birthplace: Carol City, Miami Gardens, Florida, United States of America

Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 17, 1979), known professionally as Flo Rida ( floh RY-də), is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Carol City, Florida. His 2007 breakout single ...more

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Florence and the Machine... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Florence

Birthplace: London

Florence and the Machine (stylised as Florence + the Machine) are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of vocalist Florence Welch, keyboardist Isabella Summers, ...more

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Florence Henderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Age: 85

Birthplace: Carter Township, Dale, Indiana, United States of America

Florence Agnes Henderson (February 14, 1934 – November 24, 2016) was an American actress and singer with a career spanning six decades. She is best remembered for her starring role as Carol ...more

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Florence Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 90 (1820-1910)

Birthplace: Florence, Italy

Florence Nightingale, (; 12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a ...more
Florence Griffith Joyner... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 39 (1959-1998)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (born Florence Delorez Griffith; December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is considered the ...more

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Florence La Badie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 29 (1888-1917)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Florence La Badie (born Florence Russ; April 27, 1888 – October 13, 1917) was an American actress in the early days of the silent film era. Though little known today, she was a major star ...more
Florence Brudenell-Bruce... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Age: 33

Birthplace: England, London

Florence Brudenell-Bruce is a film actress.
Florence Harding is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 64 (1860-1924)

Birthplace: Marion, Ohio, United States of America

Florence Mabel Harding (née Kling; August 15, 1860 – November 21, 1924) was the First Lady of the United States from 1921 to 1923 as the wife of President Warren G. Harding. She married ...more
Florence Ballard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 33 (1943-1976)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Florence Glenda Chapman (née Ballard; June 30, 1943 – February 22, 1976) was an American singer. Ballard was a founding member of the popular Motown vocal female group the Supremes. ...more
Florence Stanley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 79 (1924-2003)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Florence Stanley (July 1, 1924 – October 3, 2003) was an American actress of stage, film, and television.
Florence Darel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Age: 51

Birthplace: France

Florence Darel is an actress.
Florence Melton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 96 (1911-2007)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Florence Zacks Melton (November 6, 1911 – February 8, 2007) was an American inventor known for innovating the foam-soled and washable slipper.
Florence "Rusty&quo... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Florence 'Rusty' Dennis is a fictional character from the film Mask.
Florence Knoll is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Age: 101

Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan

Florence Knoll Bassett is an American architect and furniture designer who studied under Mies van der Rohe and Eliel Saarinen. She was born in Saginaw, Michigan as Florence Schust and is known ...more
Florence Bates is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 66 (1888-1954)

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Florence Bates (born Florence Rabe, April 15, 1888 – January 31, 1954) was an American film and stage character actress who often played grande dame characters in supporting roles.
Florence Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 52 (1886-1938)

Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada

Florence Lawrence (born Florence Annie Bridgwood; January 2, 1886 – December 28, 1938) was a Canadian-American stage performer and film actress. She is often referred to as the "first movie ...more

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Flo Gennaro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Age: 28

Birthplace: Argentina

Flo Gennaro (born January 9, 1991 in Rosario, Santa Fe) is an Argentine fashion model. She has modeled for Ann Demeulemeester, Chaiken, Christian Dior, Costello Tagliapietra, Doo.Ri, Lanvin, ...more
Florence Howe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Florence Howe Age: 90

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Florence Rosenfeld Howe, was an American author, publisher, literary scholar and historian who was considered a leader of the contemporary feminist movement.
Florence Kelley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Florence Kelley Dec. at 73 (1859-1932)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Florence Kelley (September 12, 1859 – February 17, 1932) was a social and political reformer and the pioneer of the term wage abolitionism. Her work against sweatshops and for the minimum wage, ...more
Florence S. Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Florence

Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah

Florence Smith Jacobsen (April 7, 1913 – March 5, 2017) was an American religious leader associated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) who served as the sixth ...more
Florence Baverel-Robert ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Age: 44

Birthplace: Pontarlier, France

Florence Baverel (born 24 May 1974 in Pontarlier, Doubs), is a retired French biathlete who competed in the biathlon at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Baverel-Robert won the gold ...more
Florence Kirsch Du Brul ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Florence Kirsch Du Brul Dec. at 90 (1915-2005)
Florence Kirsch Du Brul (1915–July 2, 2005) was a concert pianist and master piano teacher and member of Chicago society in the mid-20th century. Born on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois, ...more
Florence Farr is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Florence Farr Dec. at 57 (1860-1917)

Birthplace: Bickley, United Kingdom

Florence Beatrice Emery (née) Farr (7 July 1860 – 29 April 1917) was a British West End leading actress, composer and director. She was also a women's rights activist, journalist, ...more
Florence Eldridge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Florence
Dec. at 87 (1901-1988)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Florence Eldridge (born Florence McKechnie, September 5, 1901, in Brooklyn, New York - August 1, 1988, in Long Beach, California) was an American actress. She was nominated for the Tony Award ...more