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Gender of Gloria.

Gloria is a name more often given to females.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Gloria were girls.

Even though Gloria is female, why is it sometimes used for boys? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Gloria.

The following meaning is associated with the name Gloria:

  • Glory

Closely related variants of the name Gloria have the following meanings:

  • Glorious
  • Full of glory

Origins of Gloria.

One origin of Gloria is Latin.

The origin of names associated with Gloria is English.

Names related to Gloria.

Some names related to Gloria are: Glo, Glora, Glorian, Glorie and Glory.

Names with the same meaning as Gloria are: Aitana, Ala, Amjaad, Baha, Fakhr, Keerthi, Kireet, Roch, Rong, Wing, Yash and Paran.

Lucky numbers for Gloria.

Number 8 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Gloria is 8.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Gloria are: 17 26 35 44 53 62 71 80 89 98.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated eight as the lucky number for Gloria here: Calculating lucky numbers for Gloria.


Name Days for Gloria.

Name days are different in different countries and for different religions. They are often the memorial date of a saint who has the same name.

Often there are many saints with they same name, so you have a wide choice of name days!

A name day for Gloria is:

  • March 18 (Germany).

Popularity of Gloria.

Graph of popularity of Gloria

Gloria was most popular in the year 1926, where it was at position twenty for the whole of the USA.

Gloria decreased in popularity between 2001 and 2006 from position four hundred and five to position four hundred and fifty-three.

The most popular decade for the name Gloria was from 1940 to 1949.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 2006, where it was at position four hundred and fifty-three.


Actors

There are twenty-seven Actors called Gloria.

Here are the first ten. See Actors who have the name Gloria for the full list.

  • Gloria Gaynor

    Gloria Gaynor is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Gaynor)

  • Gloria Foster

    Gloria Foster is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Foster)

  • Gloria Leonard

    Gloria Leonard is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Leonard)

  • Gloria Stuart

    Gloria Stuart (July 4, 1910) was an American actress. Over a Hollywood career that has spanned more than 70 years, Stuart appeared on stage, in television and film, and is best known for her roles as Claude Rains' sweetheart in The Invisible Man and as the 100-year-old Rose in her Academy Award nominated role in the film Titanic.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Stuart)

  • Gloria Winters

    Gloria Winters (born November 28, 1932, in Los Angeles, California) is an actress most noted for playing the niece, Penny King, in the 1950s-1960s American television series Sky King.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Winters)

  • Gloria Diaz

    Gloria Diaz is an Actor... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Diaz)

  • Gloria Hendry

    Gloria Hendry (b. March 3, 1949, Winter Haven, Florida) is an African-American actress.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Hendry)

  • Gloria Reuben

    Gloria Reuben is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Reuben)

  • Gloria Loring

    Gloria Loring is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Loring)

  • Gloria DeHaven

    Gloria DeHaven is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria DeHaven)

Writers

There are twenty-six Writers called Gloria.

Here are the first ten. See Writers who have the name Gloria for the full list.

  • Gloria Guinness

    Gloria Guinness (August 27, 1912 – November 9, 1980), born Gloria Rubio y Alatorre, was a Mexican-born socialite and fashion icon of the 20th century. But also a contributing editor to Harper's Bazaar from 1963 until 1971.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Guinness)

  • Gloria Barberi

    Gloria Barberi (born 1955) is an Italian science fiction and fantasy writer based in Liguria; she started publishing in the early 1980s in various fanzines and magazines.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Barberi)

  • Gloria Brame

    Gloria Brame is a Writer... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Brame)

  • Gloria Monty

    Gloria Monty (August 12, 1921 - March 30, 2006) was an American TV producer working primarily in the field of daytime drama. Monty attended the University of Iowa, New York University, and Columbia University, where she earned her master’s degree in drama.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Monty)

  • Gloria E. Anzaldúa

    Gloria E. Anzaldúa is a Writer... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria E. Anzaldúa)

  • Gloria Borger

    Gloria Anne Borger (born September 22, 1952)Gloria Borger in NNDB. is a political pundit, American journalist, and columnist.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Borger)

  • Gloria Jahoda

    Gloria Jahoda (October 6, 1926-January 13, 1980) was an author of fiction and non-fiction, including literature for young readers. She is best known for her journalistic history of Floridian folk culture in the 1960s.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Jahoda)

  • Gloria Ladson-Billings

    Gloria J. Ladson-Billings is an American pedagogical philosopher, author, scholar, and teacher educator, and is on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Ladson-Billings)

  • Gloria Pall

    Gloria Pall (born July 15, 1929) is an American model, showgirl, film and television actress, author and businesswoman.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Pall)

  • Gloria Lee

    Gloria Lee (1925 - December 3, 1962) was an airline flight attendant and a follower of Oahspe who became part of the 1950s contactee movement in 1953.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Lee)

Journalists

There are five Journalists called Gloria.

  • Gloria Borger

    Gloria Anne Borger (born September 22, 1952)Gloria Borger in NNDB. is a political pundit, American journalist, and columnist.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Borger)

  • Gloria Stavers

    Gloria Stavers (1926-1983) was the editor in chief of 16 magazine. Her personality gave this teen celebrity magazine its stamp for many years.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Stavers)

  • Gloria Macarenko

    Gloria Macarenko (born 1962) is a Canadian journalist. She is currently co-host of CBC News at Six in Vancouver with Ian Hanomansing.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Macarenko)

  • Gloria Emerson

    Gloria Emerson (May 19, 1929, New York City – August 4, 2004, New York Citywas an American] author, journalist and [[New York Times war correspondent, who won a National Book Award for her book about the Vietnam War, Winners and Losers.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Emerson)

  • Gloria De Piero

    Gloria De Piero is a Journalist... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria De Piero)

Poets

There are four Poets called Gloria.

  • Gloria E. Anzaldúa

    Gloria E. Anzaldúa is a Poet... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria E. Anzaldúa)

  • Gloria Frym

    Gloria Frym is an American poet, fiction writer, and essayist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Frym)

  • Gloria Kossak

    Gloria Kossak (1941–91), Polish painter and poet, was a daughter of painter Jerzy Kossak and granddaughter of another renowned Polish painter, Wojciech Kossak, himself the son of Juliusz Kossak, the progenitor of the entire Kossak family of artists and writers, and precursor of a Polish school of battle-scene painting.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Kossak)

  • Eugene Gloria

    Eugene Gloria (born in Manila) is an American poet.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Eugene Gloria)

Models

There are four Models called Gloria.

  • Gloria Diaz

    Gloria Diaz is a Model... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Diaz)

  • Gloria Pall

    Gloria Pall (born July 15, 1929) is an American model, showgirl, film and television actress, author and businesswoman.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Pall)

  • Maria da Gloria Carvalho

    Maria da Gloria Carvalho is the only delegate from Brazil who has won the Miss International title. Retrieved on 11 Apr 2008.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Maria da Gloria Carvalho)

  • Gloria Dawn

    Gloria Dawn is a Model... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Dawn)

Sex Workers

There are three Sex Workers called Gloria.

  • Gloria Leonard

    Gloria Leonard is a Sex Worker... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Leonard)

  • Gloria Brame

    Gloria Brame is a Sex Worker... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Brame)

  • Gloria Dawn

    Gloria Dawn is a Sex Worker... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Dawn)

Presidents

There are three Presidents called Gloria.

  • Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

    Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is a President... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

  • Gloria Carter Spann

    Gloria Carter Spann (October 22, 1926–March 5, 1990) was the sister of former President of the United States Jimmy Carter.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Carter Spann)

  • Gloria La Riva

    Gloria Estela La Riva (born August 13, 1954, in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is an American politician associated with the Party for Socialism and Liberation. She was the party's 2008 presidential candidate, and was also vying for the nomination of the Peace and Freedom Party in California, but lost the bid to Ralph Nader.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria La Riva)

Painters

There are three Painters called Gloria.

  • Gloria Petyarre

    Gloria Petyarre (b. 1945 at Atnangkere Soakage), Australian Aboriginal artist from the Anmatyerre community who live just north of Alice Springs.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Petyarre)

  • Gloria Kossak

    Gloria Kossak (1941–91), Polish painter and poet, was a daughter of painter Jerzy Kossak and granddaughter of another renowned Polish painter, Wojciech Kossak, himself the son of Juliusz Kossak, the progenitor of the entire Kossak family of artists and writers, and precursor of a Polish school of battle-scene painting.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Kossak)

  • Gloria Graham

    Gloria Graham is a Painter... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Graham)

Philosophers

There are three Philosophers called Gloria.

  • Gloria Ladson-Billings

    Gloria J. Ladson-Billings is an American pedagogical philosopher, author, scholar, and teacher educator, and is on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Ladson-Billings)

  • Gloria Origgi

    Gloria Origgi (born 1967) is an Italian philosopher at the CNRS in Paris (Institut Jean Nicod) who works on the theory of mind, epistemology and cognitive sciences applied to new technology. She is the founder (in 2002) and director of the innovative interdisciplines.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Origgi)

  • Gloria Graham

    Gloria Graham is a Philosopher... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Graham)

Classical Composers

There are two Classical Composers called Gloria.

  • Gloria Coates

    Gloria Coates (October 10, 1938 in Wausau, Wisconsin) is an American composer who has moved to, and has subsequently been living in Munich, Germany since 1969. She studied with Alexander Tcherepnin, Otto Luening, and Jack Beeson.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Coates)

  • Gloria Wilson Swisher

    Gloria Wilson Swisher (born March 12, 1935) is a composer and educator.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Wilson Swisher)

Comedians

There are two Comedians called Gloria.

  • Gloria Calderon Kellett

    Gloria Calderon Kellett (born April 11, 1975 in Portland, Oregon) is an American writer and actress. Gloria Calderón Kellett is currently a writer and producer on the CBS series Rules of Engagement.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Calderon Kellett)

  • Gloria Foy

    Gloria Foy (October 25, 1901 – February 27, 1977) was a dancer, singer, vaudeville performer, and star of musical revues. She was a slim and energetic blonde from Lima, Ohio.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Foy)

Dancers

There are two Dancers called Gloria.

  • Gloria Foy

    Gloria Foy (October 25, 1901 – February 27, 1977) was a dancer, singer, vaudeville performer, and star of musical revues. She was a slim and energetic blonde from Lima, Ohio.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Foy)

  • Gloria Campobello

    Gloria Campobello is a Dancer... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Campobello)

Baseball Players

There is one Baseball Player called Gloria.

  • Gloria Cordes

    Gloria Cordes is a Baseball Player... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Cordes)

Sculptors

There is one Sculptor called Gloria.

  • Gloria Graham

    Gloria Graham is a Sculptor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Graham)

Playwrights

There is one Playwright called Gloria.

  • Gloria Calderon Kellett

    Gloria Calderon Kellett (born April 11, 1975 in Portland, Oregon) is an American writer and actress. Gloria Calderón Kellett is currently a writer and producer on the CBS series Rules of Engagement.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Calderon Kellett)

Physicians

There is one Physician called Gloria.

  • Gloria Johnson-Powell

    Gloria Johnson-Powell, MD (born Gloria Johnson, c. 1937) is a child psychiatrist who is also an important figure in the American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968) and was one of the first African American woman to attain tenure at Harvard Medical School... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Johnson-Powell)

Photographers

There is one Photographer called Gloria.

  • Gloria Graham

    Gloria Graham is a Photographer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Graham)

Olympic Medalists

There is one Olympic Medalist called Gloria.

  • Gloria Siebert

    Gloria Siebert is an Olympic Medalist... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Siebert)

Naturalists

There is one Naturalist called Gloria.

  • Gloria Galeano Garcés

    Gloria A. Galeano Garcés (born 1958) is a Colombian botanist and agronomist.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Galeano Garcés)

Hockey Players

There is one Hockey Player called Gloria.

  • Gloria Comerma

    Glòria Comerma Broto (born April 18, 1987) is a Spanish field hockey player from Terrassa, who plays as an attacker for Spanish club Egara, for which her sister, Anna Comerma, also plays. She has also played 23 times for Spain women's national field hockey team.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Comerma)

Film Directors

There is one Film Director called Gloria.

  • Gloria Grey

    Gloria Grey (October 23, 1909 - November 22, 1947) was an American actress and director, appearing in mainly dramatic/romantic films during the silent era.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Grey)

Economists

There is one Economist called Gloria.

  • Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

    Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is an Economist... ( from the wikipedia article on Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

DJs

There is one DJ called Gloria.

  • Gloria Hunniford

    Gloria Hunniford is a DJ... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Hunniford)

Diplomats

There is one Diplomat called Gloria.

  • Gloria Amon Nikoi

    Gloria Amon Nikoi (born 1930 in Ghana) was the Ghanaian foreign minister in 1979 under the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) government. As of 2007, she is the only lady to hold this position.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Amon Nikoi)

Criminologists

There is one Criminologist called Gloria.

  • Gloria Laycock

    Gloria Laycock, OBE, is Director of the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science at University College London (UCL), and runs UCL's Centre for Security & Crime Science. She is an internationally renowned expert in crime prevention, and especially situational approaches which seek to design out situations which provoke crime.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Laycock)

Gloria

Gender: more often female

Meaning: Glory

Origin: Latin

Lucky Number: Eight

Popularity: Position 20 in 1926, currently decreasing

Famous people

Twenty-seven Actors

Twenty-six Writers

Five Journalists

Four Poets

Four Models

Three Sex Workers

Three Presidents

Three Painters

Three Philosophers

Two Classical Composers

Two Comedians

Two Dancers

One Baseball Player

One Sculptor

One Playwright

One Physician

One Photographer

One Olympic Medalist

One Naturalist

One Hockey Player

One Film Director

One Economist

One DJ

One Diplomat

One Criminologist