GLORIA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: GLAWR-ee-ə (English), glo-REE-ah (Italian), GLAW-ryah (Polish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "glory" in Latin. The name (first?) appeared in E. D. E. N. Southworth's novel 'Gloria' (1891) and subsequently in George Bernard Shaw's play 'You Never Can Tell' (1898). It was popularized in the early 20th century by American actress Gloria Swanson (1899-1983). Another famous bearer is feminist Gloria Steinem (1934-).
Popularity
United States  ranked #524 
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