How to pronounce Gloria glo-ria What does my name mean? Meaning of Gloria: Prayer of God, Glo
Origin and Meaning
Baby name Gloria is derived from the Latin glōria meaning "glory, fame, renown, great praise or honor". The early bearer of the name is Maria da Glória who was the daughter of the Brazilian emperor Pedro I, eventually becoming queen of Portugal as Maria II. The name started to be used as a given name after George Bernard Shaw used it as the name of a character in his 1898 play You Never Can Tell. The name starts gaining its popularity in the early 20th century after American actress Gloria Swanson. Few more famous bearers of the name are Gloria Steinem who was an American feminist icon and writer and Gloria Joy who is an American actress.
Gloria was ranked 787 in 1997 list of US boys name and dropped by 1.94% from its previous ranking of 772 in 1996. Gloria was ranked 466 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 2.92% from its previous ranking of 480 in 2014.
Full form of Gloria : Generous Level-Headed Obedient Rational Idealistic Able
Gloria is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 832 in 2014. Only 668 people have Gloria as their first name. Gloria is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.
Gloria is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1916 and ranked 466 (0.014892% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 411886 people wear Gloria as their first name. Gloria is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1881 and ranked 466 (0.014892% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 411886 people have Gloria as their first name. Gloria is not a native United States and Gloria may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.115219% of people in US have this given name.Complete history of Gloria
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History of Gloria
Born in the second century into a family of modest farmers from Tuscany, Gloria managed to enter a convent without any dowry. She died a holy death, as she lived. This holy being challenged by the Church, therefore, is retained holy Magloire, Bishop Breton sixth century as patron of "Gloria" which is celebrated on October 24.
Expression number of Gloria is 8.
Gloria has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Gloria are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Gloria does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind
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