User comments for Gloria (Famous Bearer Only)

Gloria Steinem is a famous American feminist and the founder of Ms. Magazine.
Sarah Charlotte  4/30/2005
A famous bearer is Gloria Gaither.
― Anonymous User  8/23/2005
Two bearers of this name are singer Gloria Gaynor ('I will survive') and movie actress Gloria Swanson ('Sunset Boulevard').
alberto  9/29/2005
Let's not forget the wonderful singer Gloria Estefan.
Phoenix Flower  10/1/2005
Gloria Anzaldúa, a Chicana feminist writer and author of the influential Borderlands/La Frontera, is a famous bearer of this name.
ars musica  12/3/2005
"Gloria" is a song sung by Van Morrison. Gloria is the daughter of Edith and Archie Bunker on the show "All in the Family."
breakofday  12/22/2005
Gloria Stuart (July 4, 1910) was the actress who played Rose as an old woman in 'Titanic' (1997). A 87-year-old woman at the time, she appeared, however, in several movies of the Golden Era of Hollywood, among them 'The Invisible Man' (1933).
alberto  3/12/2006
The crazy sister in Wedding Crashers is called Gloria.
― Anonymous User  3/15/2007
One of the penguins in the movie Happy Feet.
libbygirl  4/13/2007
Gloria Beatty is the name of one of the main characters in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" by Horace McCoy, later made into the 1969 film with Jane Fonda as Gloria (which was a very well-acted role). Both the story and character however give anything but the impression of "glory." On the contrary, it is actually very gloomy, bleak and a contradiction to this nice name. Apart from that and other associations and famous bearers (which I cannot bear) with this name, I think it is a very beautiful name and have always thought the name Gloria was very pretty. My favorite nicknames for this name are 'Ria' and 'Glory.' By the way, I always thought this was a Latin name, being all the way back from the days of ancient Rome but it's still nice anyway.
Loni_maryrose  6/3/2007
This is the title of a French Christmas carol. Pretty much everyone knows the tune to the song, and it's by far one of the prettiest carols ever! ^_^ It's also a lovely name and one of my favorites. I think of a very pretty, kind, gentle, smart girl when I here this name. :)
Jesus_Freak  4/3/2008
A famous bearer was Mexican American feminist writer, poet, scholar and activist Gloria Anzaldúa (September 26, 1942 - May 15, 2004).
AndrewJKD  4/13/2008
My name is Gloria! The only nickname I've ever heard (or been called) is Glo.

Gloria is the name of the tiny white talking dog in the children's book "No Flying In the House" by Betty Brock. My favorite book.

And in 1982 Laura Branigan's song Gloria went platinum, spent 36 weeks on the Billboard Charts and won her a Grammy.
GloWill  6/17/2008
In the lovely children's books, Frances the badger gets a baby sister called Gloria. Not famous perhaps, but well known!
Anneza  7/18/2008
Gloria is a hippo in the movie Madagascar. I really love this name.
― Anonymous User  12/1/2008
"Viva la Gloria? (Little girl)" and "Viva la Gloria!" are songs sung by Green Day.
Sharp92  5/21/2009
Gloria is the name of one of the characters featured in Green Day's new album 21st Century Breakdown.
x__isa  5/28/2009
Gloria Rachel Allred (b. 1941), the high-profile Californian lawyer - you might have seen her on Fox News at some stage, usually dressed in red - has this beautiful name.
Just Jonquil  7/18/2009
Whenever I hear of this name it reminds me of Ian Bennardo, the weird dude who sung 'Gloria' on his audition for American Idol. He was extremely funny.
pink__tofu  7/21/2009
Gloria di Piero (born in 1972) is an English TV presenter and politician of Italian descent, who appears in lists of sexiest woman on TV. It shows Gloria isn't an old lady's name. It's a lovely name and I think it should be used more.
― Anonymous User  10/18/2010
Gloria Ray Sarsgaard (b. April 19, 2012 in New York City) is the second daughter of American actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard. Gloria has a big sister named Ramona (b. 2006).
― Anonymous User  4/30/2012
Gloria reminds me of that 1980's song. The cuban singer Gloria Estefan. The Columbian mom on Modern Family. And it's a great name for families who want a name you could say, spell and write in English and Spanish.
CathyE521  11/19/2013
Gloria Grahame (Born: November 28, 1923, Died: October 5, 1981) was an American stage, film and television actress.
― Anonymous User  10/25/2014
Gloria Tesch, the author of the infamously bad self-published series known as the Maradonia Saga. Still like the name despite the association with her.
Acajou  7/28/2015
Actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard have daughters Gloria and Ramona. Gorgeous, unconventional, and sweet names for little girls today.
― Anonymous User  8/31/2015
This name always makes me think about the hippo from The Madagascar movies :D.
AmyChlad  4/3/2016
Gloria Trevi is a Mexican pop-rock singer-songwriter. Called the "Supreme Diva of Mexican Pop" by the music channel VH1, Trevi has sold more than 20 million records.
cutenose  5/25/2016
This is the name of an angel appearing in forty-six episodes of the 1994 TV series 'Touched by an Angel' who was created specifically to understand the 21st century. She is played by American actress Valerie Bertinelli.
Feorsteorra  12/7/2016
Gloria Criscione Pineda, known artistically as "Gloria del Paraguay" is a Paraguayan soprano, recognized for her versatile voice. She performs both in classical music concerts as well as singing arias. She sings arias as a lyric soprano, as a dramatic soprano, and as a mezzo-soprano. Her repertoire also includes folklore from Paraguay and Latin America.
cutenose  1/28/2017
Gloria Ramirez was an American woman dubbed "the Toxic Lady" by the media when several hospital workers became ill after exposure to her body and blood. She had been admitted to the emergency department while suffering from late-stage cervical cancer. While treating Ramirez, several hospital workers fainted and others experienced symptoms such as shortness of breath and muscle spasms. Five workers required hospitalization, one of whom remained in an intensive care unit for two weeks.
XYKLONE  5/6/2018

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