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411k
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since 1880

Gloria

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Glory
  • #161 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
4k Glory (English)
< 1k Glora (Latin)

How popular is the 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 24 24 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 191 191 0
1915 239 239 0
1916 331 331 0
1917 435 435 0
1918 516 516 0
1919 547 547 0
1920 1,018 1,018 0
1921 2,737 2,730 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 9,402 9,377 25 #20 girl name
1926 9,234 9,197 37 #20 girl name
1927 8,560 8,532 28 #22 girl name
1928 8,152 8,115 37 #25 girl name
1929 7,569 7,538 31 #28 girl name
1930 7,644 7,603 41 #30 girl name
1931 8,579 8,545 34 #23 girl name
1932 7,856 7,810 46 #25 girl name
1933 6,784 6,753 31 #31 girl name
1934 6,842 6,811 31 #30 girl name
1935 6,372 6,344 28 #32 girl name
1936 6,163 6,138 25 #32 girl name
1937 6,368 6,328 40 #32 girl name
1938 6,335 6,301 34 #36 girl name
1939 5,970 5,938 32 #36 girl name
1940 8,077 8,025 52 #30 girl name
1941 9,053 9,006 47 #26 girl name
1942 9,494 9,446 48 #31 girl name
1943 9,720 9,682 38 #30 girl name
1944 10,000 9,964 36 #25 girl name
1945 11,087 11,039 48 #23 girl name
1946 11,723 11,686 37 #26 girl name
1947 12,660 12,625 35 #27 girl name
1948 11,727 11,690 37 #28 girl name
1949 11,912 11,878 34 #29 girl name
1950 11,061 11,033 28 #30 girl name
1951 10,985 10,947 38 #31 girl name
1952 10,501 10,467 34 #36 girl name
1953 9,704 9,665 39 #38 girl name
1954 8,948 8,916 32 #42 girl name
1955 8,589 8,558 31 #46 girl name
1956 7,962 7,925 37 #53 girl name
1957 7,141 7,115 26 #66 girl name
1958 6,158 6,129 29 #76 girl name
1959 5,960 5,925 35 #81 girl name
1960 5,987 5,957 30 #79 girl name
1961 5,719 5,689 30 #82 girl name
1962 5,116 5,102 14 #90 girl name
1963 4,552 4,538 14 #96 girl name
1964 3,984 3,962 22
1965 3,463 3,439 24
1966 2,873 2,858 15
1967 2,627 2,617 10
1968 2,260 2,254 6
1969 2,180 2,167 13
1970 2,055 2,039 16
1971 1,869 1,869 0
1972 1,636 1,620 16
1973 1,563 1,555 8
1974 1,431 1,420 11
1975 1,307 1,290 17
1976 1,174 1,174 0
1977 1,145 1,129 16
1978 1,055 1,048 7
1979 1,084 1,074 10
1980 1,081 1,071 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 1,007 996 11
1986 995 976 19
1987 997 987 10
1988 947 935 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 933 928 5
1997 869 864 5
1998 885 885 0
1999 808 808 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 568 568 0
2014 566 566 0

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 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 12,625 babies. (That's a lot of baby Glorias)

According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gloria" ranks #31 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 338 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1933. Across the entire United States a total of 6,784 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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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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Latin

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 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 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 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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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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Alternative Meanings

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

L is for lucky, who is more?

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Airolg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Glaior". 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.

Past life for Gloria born Jan 19, 1991

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 Scotland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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