Gladys: baby girl name meaning and popularity


From the Welsh word "gwlad," meaning "country." Does this mean you'll need to invest in itty-bitty cowgirl boots for your little Gladys?


Glad, Gladdie.

Famous people named Gladys:

Singer Gladys Knight; pro wrestler Gladys Gillem; U.S. Congresswoman Gladys Spellman.

Fun fact:

Elvis Presley's mother's name was Gladys Love Presley, and Marilyn Monroe's mother was Gladys Pearl Baker Mortensen.

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