Meaning and Origin of: Gloria

The name Gloria is Latin for Glory

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Glory

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish, Italian, Portuguese (Glória), and French (Brittany and Provence) :
  • metronymic from the female personal name Gloria.
  • according to Morlet, an occupational nickname for a singer, from ‘Gloria in excelsis Deo’, part of the mass.
  • A family named Gloria from Rouen was in Quebec city by 1652; another, also called Desrochers, from Angoulême, was in Repentigny, Quebec, by 1694.

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