Gloria

Gloria - A very unique female name



  Aug 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gloria, meaning glory, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #379. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gloria and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gloria? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gloria. The baby girl name Gloria was given to 543 baby girls in 2012, ranking #518 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,603 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gloria peaked in popularity 94 years ago in 1925 on position 20.



Famous with this name

Gloria Stuart
Gloria Guida
Gloria Reuben


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Gloria is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gloria is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #277 - and is the least popular in Wisconsin at position #810.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gloria is where you live.


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Gloria origin and meaning

Gloria is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means glory. To see famous people named Gloria, pop culture references for the name Gloria and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gloria

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gloria, sorted by popularity.

Glory / Glori /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012518
2011570
2010502
2009499
2008429
2007449
2006455
2005434
2004423
2003418
2002382
2001409
2000356
1999367
1998326
1997329
1996305
1995313
1994282
1993272
1992255
1991248
1990241
1989249
1988271
1987257
1986264
1985253
1984242
1983221
1982237
1981229
1980241
1979240
1978238
1977222
1976209
1975195
1974185
1973177
1972178
1971167
1970164
1969152
1968143
1967134
1966127
1965109
1964104
196396
196290
196183
196079
195981
195876
195766
195653
195546
195442
195338
195236
195131
195030
194929
194828
194727
194626
194523
194425
194330
194231
194126
194030
193936
193836
193732
193633
193532
193430
193331
193225
193123
193030
192928
192825
192722
192620
192520
192441
192348
192261
1921101
1920193
1919277
1918283
1917302
1916348
1915409
1914400
1913410
1912391
1911391
1910379

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota277
Texas363
Kentucky416
Idaho434
California435
New Jersey439
Nevada442
Indiana455
Arizona468
Massachusetts477
Washington486
Iowa490
Oregon490
Virginia497
Illinois512
Georgia520
Colorado542
Ohio573
Michigan577
Tennessee579
Missouri599
South Carolina600
Maryland600
Kansas623
New York633
Arkansas642
Pennsylvania663
Florida664
Alabama715
North Carolina774
Wisconsin810

Even more about Gloria


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gloria a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gloria?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1925
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Gloria
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,603
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +543

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