Fleur's Name Day

This year Fleur's Name day is on 24th November 2018

Fleur is derived from the Roman goddess of flowers or Spring; Fleur has a name day of 24th November and our description is based upon the female usage of the name.

This name is a variant of the original name Flora

There is also an alternative celebration date of 5th October for this Name day and represents different religious interpretations or different festival days for Saints

Historically Famous Fleurs

St Flora along with St Mary are honoured on 24 November for their refusal to give up their faith during the persecution of Christians by the Moors in Spain. They were beheaded in Cordoba in 851.

A later Flora (of Beaulieu) was a sister of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, near Rocamadour in France, but the strange accounts of her spiritual life are uncertain. She died in 1347.

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Name days stem from celebrations or festivals held to celebrate Saints, these dates were chosen by the relevant church that had declared the person a Saint and as they were often only referred to by a single name then the festival became known as that particular name's day hence name day. The  popular custom of celebrating your name day is wide spread across Europe and the middle east it's rise can be traced back to people's desire to have the occasional party and with literacy being constrained to clergy and similar scribes then people would not know the date unless informed via this route hence if your saint name was being celebrated then why not push the boat out!

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