Meaning of Gladis
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Gladis 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.
As a baby girl name, Gladis is currently not
a popular baby name in the USA.
There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Gladis for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Gladys
, of which the name Gladis is a variant
The following names are baby names related to Gladis and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Gladis: Boys - Aneurin
, Girls - Rhiannon
, Both genders - Dylan
The name Gladis is a variant of Gladys
. Other popular variants of the name Gladys are: Glad
We think the name Gladis should fall under the following style category: Traditional
See other Traditional girl names
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Gladis to be: A rather traditional, but somewhat boisterous girl
In one word, you might describe Gladis as a(n) "outspoken
See other "outspoken" names for girls