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Origin and Meaning of Gloriosa

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Glo`ri*o"sa
A genus of climbing plants with very showy lilylike blossoms, natives of India.

Etymology: Nl., fr. L. gloriosus. See Glorious

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asia; a perennial herb climbing by means of tendrils at leaf tips having showy yellow to red or purple flowers; all parts are poisonous

Fun Facts about the name Gloriosa

  • When was the first name Gloriosa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gloriosa is Thursday, June 11th, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Gloriosa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gloriosa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gloriosa: Your name in reverse order is Asoirolg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ogsroial. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Gloriosa born Apr 14, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).