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Meaning of Gladdey

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Meaning

The name Gladdey has the following meaning:

Welsh variant of the name Claudia. It could also mean "lame" in Latin. Became fashionable in the late 19th century and was used as the names of heroines in many Edwardian romances, which further enhanced its reputation. However, its popularity dipped in the 1930s.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Gladdey is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Gladdey for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Gladys, of which the name Gladdey is a variant.
USA baby name statistics

Origins

The name Gladdey is very likely a(n) Welsh variant of the name Gladys.

See other suggested Welsh girl baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Gladys.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Gladdey and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Gladdey: Boys - Aneurin, Arvel, Caden, Cedric, Evan, Gavin, Hywel, Llewellyn, Llewelyn, Lloyd, Maddox, Girls - Rhiannon, Both genders - Dylan

Variants

The name Gladdey is a variant of Gladys. Other popular variants of the name Gladys are: Glad (Nickname), Gladdea, Gladdey, Gladdi, Gladdis, Gladdys, Gladee, Gladi, Gladis, Gladiz, Gladwyse, Gladyss, Glaness, Gwladys

Style

We think the name Gladdey should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Gladdey to be: A rather traditional, but somewhat boisterous girl

In one word, you might describe Gladdey as a(n) "outspoken" person.

See other "outspoken" names for girls.

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