The surname Flores has been in existence in Spain since the 12th Century and is derived from the personal name " Floro" meaning flower. The name Flores has also been found in Italy since Medieval Times. Flores is the 54th most common name in the United States with 320,000 bearers of the name living there. Notable bearers of the name Flores include Dr. Manuel Flores, the Mexican journalist and Mario Flores the Bolivian playwright. Buy family crest jewelry with the Flores crest designed on it.