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What does Gladdys mean?

Gladdys Pronunciation of Gladdys [glad-dys] as a name for girls means "lame". Gladdys is a version of Gladys (Welsh, Latin): form of Claudia.


Gladdys has 5 variants: Gladdis, Gladis, Gladyss, Gwladus and Gwladys.

2 more different relations via Gladys: Glad and Gladi.

Creative forms:
(female) Gledys, Goldys, ..

(male) Gladde, Glady, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gladdys Rori (G.R.), ..

How popular is Gladdys?

Gladdys is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Gladdys is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gladys and Gladis are the popular variation forms of Gladdys (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Gladdys were favored as birth names a century ago (average #593), but now, the version Gladys has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gladis, Gladys in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gladdys and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Candys, Glade, Glennys, Glenys, Glinys and Ilanys. Like Gladdys, these names are not frequently used.

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