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412k
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Gloria

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 7 7 0
1890 6 6 0
1892 8 8 0
1893 6 6 0
1894 11 11 0
1895 10 10 0
1897 10 10 0
1898 13 13 0
1899 7 7 0
1900 39 39 0
1901 28 28 0
1902 23 23 0
1903 25 25 0
1904 32 32 0
1905 41 41 0
1906 42 42 0
1907 52 52 0
1908 71 71 0
1909 83 83 0
1910 115 115 0
1911 126 126 0
1912 159 159 0
1913 158 158 0
1914 192 192 0
1915 239 239 0
1916 331 331 0
1917 435 435 0
1918 516 516 0
1919 547 547 0
1920 1,017 1,017 0
1921 2,738 2,731 7
1922 4,510 4,497 13 #61 girl name
1923 5,317 5,310 7 #48 girl name
1924 6,545 6,535 10 #41 girl name
1925 9,403 9,378 25 #20 girl name
1926 9,234 9,197 37 #20 girl name
1927 8,562 8,534 28 #22 girl name
1928 8,153 8,116 37 #25 girl name
1929 7,570 7,539 31 #28 girl name
1930 7,645 7,604 41 #30 girl name
1931 8,579 8,545 34 #23 girl name
1932 7,857 7,811 46 #25 girl name
1933 6,783 6,752 31 #31 girl name
1934 6,840 6,809 31 #30 girl name
1935 6,374 6,346 28 #32 girl name
1936 6,165 6,140 25 #32 girl name
1937 6,369 6,329 40 #32 girl name
1938 6,334 6,300 34 #36 girl name
1939 5,970 5,938 32 #36 girl name
1940 8,077 8,025 52 #30 girl name
1941 9,052 9,005 47 #26 girl name
1942 9,494 9,446 48 #31 girl name
1943 9,720 9,682 38 #30 girl name
1944 10,002 9,966 36 #25 girl name
1945 11,086 11,038 48 #23 girl name
1946 11,723 11,686 37 #26 girl name
1947 12,658 12,623 35 #27 girl name
1948 11,724 11,687 37 #28 girl name
1949 11,911 11,877 34 #29 girl name
1950 11,066 11,038 28 #30 girl name
1951 10,984 10,946 38 #31 girl name
1952 10,500 10,466 34 #36 girl name
1953 9,712 9,673 39 #38 girl name
1954 8,948 8,916 32 #42 girl name
1955 8,588 8,557 31 #46 girl name
1956 7,964 7,927 37 #53 girl name
1957 7,138 7,112 26 #66 girl name
1958 6,160 6,131 29 #76 girl name
1959 5,957 5,922 35 #81 girl name
1960 5,988 5,958 30 #79 girl name
1961 5,720 5,690 30 #82 girl name
1962 5,116 5,102 14 #90 girl name
1963 4,551 4,537 14 #96 girl name
1964 3,985 3,963 22
1965 3,463 3,439 24
1966 2,873 2,858 15
1967 2,626 2,616 10
1968 2,260 2,254 6
1969 2,179 2,166 13
1970 2,057 2,041 16
1971 1,867 1,867 0
1972 1,635 1,619 16
1973 1,563 1,555 8
1974 1,431 1,420 11
1975 1,306 1,289 17
1976 1,174 1,174 0
1977 1,145 1,129 16
1978 1,055 1,048 7
1979 1,083 1,073 10
1980 1,080 1,070 10
1981 1,121 1,109 12
1982 1,084 1,074 10
1983 1,164 1,149 15
1984 1,058 1,048 10
1985 1,008 997 11
1986 995 976 19
1987 997 987 10
1988 948 936 12
1989 1,097 1,080 17
1990 1,195 1,179 16
1991 1,133 1,127 6
1992 1,119 1,113 6
1993 1,014 1,005 9
1994 979 979 0
1995 902 895 7
1996 932 927 5
1997 869 864 5
1998 885 885 0
1999 809 809 0
2000 842 842 0
2001 715 715 0
2002 777 777 0
2003 712 712 0
2004 723 723 0
2005 715 715 0
2006 701 701 0
2007 713 713 0
2008 740 740 0
2009 614 614 0
2010 588 588 0
2011 509 509 0
2012 580 580 0
2013 571 571 0
2014 569 569 0
2015 590 590 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Gloria baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 411,886 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 12,623 babies. (That's a lot of baby Glorias)

According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gloria" ranks #25 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 31 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1929. Across the entire United States a total of 7,570 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gloria" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gloria as well as things modernly associated with the name Gloria such as celebrities named Gloria.

Origin and Meaning of Gloria

The name "Gloria" is of Latin origin, and it means "Glory". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan is a singer, songwriter, actress, and hotelier specializing in latin pop, dance-pop, pop, and dance music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1977 to present. Gloria was born in 1957 as Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo Garcia in Havana, Cuba.

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Gloria Swanson

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

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Gloria Allred

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

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Gloria Reuben

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

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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.

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Gloria Grahame

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

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Other Inspirations for the Name Gloria

Gloria Govan
Gloria Marie James
Gloria Steinem
Gloria Trevi
Gloria Vanderbilt
Gloria Loring

Alternative Meanings

G is for glamorous, you know what to do!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

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

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Past life for Gloria born Jul 6, 1997

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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 Ireland approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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