Gladys
Origin/Usage
Welsh
Pronunciation
GLAD-is
Meaning
Woman of the land
More info about the name "Gladys"

Gladys originates in Welsh language and means "woman of the land". Some sources also suggest the meaning "princess". Formerly, it was used as a Welsh form of Claudia. Until today, Gladys is a fairly popular feminine given name not only in the United States, but also in other English-speaking countries.

Popularity of the Name Gladys
Also Spelled Like...

Gladdey, Gladdi, Gladdis, Gladdys, Gladee, Gladi, Gladis, Gladyss

Famous Gladys

Gladys Knight - musician
Gladys Cardiff - writer
Gladys Carroll - published author
Gladys Cook - artist
Gladys Davidson - writer
Gladys George - actress
Gladys Hooper - writer
Gladys Hunt - published author
Gladys Lister - published author
Gladys Muter - published author
Gladys Rodriguez - actress
Gladys Stern - published author
Gladys Swan - writer
Gladys Taylor - writer

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