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Meaning of Gladyss

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The name Gladyss 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, Gladyss is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

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


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


The name Gladyss 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


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

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

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

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