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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 glow, the warmth of your smile.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Airolg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raiglo". 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 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gloria" ranks #29 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 157 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1941. Across the entire United States a total of 9,053 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 region near the Rockies? 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 Dec 26, 1926

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 Alaska approximately on 1625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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