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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #161 most popular

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4k Glory (English)
< 1k Glora (Latin)

What does the name "Gloria" mean?

Gloria (Latin): Glory

The name "Gloria" is of Latin origin and it means "Glory". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

G is for grand, the life you will live.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Airolg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Giroal". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Gloria" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Gloria? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 411,282 babies born with the name Gloria in the United States. That's more than enough Glorias to occupy the territory of Martinique (France) with an estimated population of 408,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gloria" was in 1947 with a total of 12,625 babies. (That's a lot of baby Glorias)

According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gloria" is not a popular baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 1,018 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Gloria popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Gloria in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Gloria

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan is a singer, songwriter, actress, hotelier, restaurateur, and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1977 to present. Gloria was born in 1957 as Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo Garcia in Havana, Cuba.


Gloria Stuart

Gloria Stuart is an actress, artist, and fine printer. Gloria was born in 1910 as Gloria Stewart in Santa Monica, California, U.S.


Gloria Swanson

Gloria Swanson is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1914 to 1981. Gloria was born in 1897 as Gloria May Josephine Swanson in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Gloria Allred

Gloria Allred is an attorney. Gloria was born in 1941 as Gloria Rachel Bloom in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Gloria Grahame

Gloria Grahame is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1944 to 1981. Gloria was born in 1923 as Gloria Grahame Hallward in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Gloria Reuben

Gloria Reuben is an actress, singer, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to present. Gloria was born in 1964 as Gloria Elizabeth Reuben in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Past life for Gloria born May 30, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Cyprus approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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