What does Gladstone mean?
Gladstone [glad-stone] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Gladstone is "kite stone". Place name and Scottish surname, from glæd stân. Used in the 19th century as homage to the great British Prime Minister Ewart Gladstone.
(female) Middle name pairings:
Gladstone Lyric (G.L.), ..
How popular is Gladstone?
Gladstone is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#11986 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Gladstone was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1687 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Blackstone, Gaetane, Gaeton, Gallton (see Galton), Galton, Garson, Garton, Gascon, Gaston, Gastone (see Gaston), Gideone, Glade, Gladwin, Gladwinn (see Gladwin), Gladwyn, Gladwynne, Glenton, Grayson▲, Grayton and Sansone. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gladstone.See names in meaning and etymology.