Gloria

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin gloria ‎(glory), first used as a name in 19th century literature.

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Gloria

  1. A female given name. Popular during the first half of the 20th century.
    • 1835 Jacobus Flax, The Knickerbocker, October 1835, page 291:
      Miss Flax, the little thin sister, and Miss Gloria, the stout able-bodied sister, lifted up their hands and eyes in horror at the mere hint of a wet nurse.
    • 1898 George Bernard Shaw, You Never Can Tell, Act II:
      Crampton. - - - What's your name? I mean your pet name. They can't very well call you Sophronia.
      Gloria. Sophronia! My name is Gloria. I am always called by it.
      Crampton. Your name is Sophronia, girl: you were called after your aunt Sophronia, my sister: she gave you your first Bible with your name written in it.
      Gloria: Then my mother gave me a new name.

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Proper noun[edit]

Gloria

  1. A female given name

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Matronymics

  • son of Gloria: Gloriuson
  • daughter of Gloria: Gloriudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Gloria
Accusative Gloriu
Dative Gloriu
Genitive Gloriu

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gloria f

  1. A female given name.

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Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gloria f

  1. A female given name