Gladys
Origin/Usage
Welsh
Pronunciation
GLAD-is
Meaning
Woman of the land
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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.

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

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