Meaning and name origin
Glaura \g-lau-ra\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Glaura is "glory". Glaura is a variant of Gloria (Latin): supposedly coined by playwright George Bernard Shaw in "You Never Can Tell" (1898); the form Gloriana had earlier been used to refer to Queen Elizabeth I.
Glaura is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Glaura and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Gloria (#541). (2014 statistics).