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Name Gladys

Meaning:the limpingTools:

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About the name Gladys in particular

Languages of use:English
Topics:Asteroid 3909 Gladys, discovered 1988, diameter 14.8 km, period 6.83 years
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Gladis, Gwladys, Glenys, Grady     Details
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About Claudius/Claudia, the group of names with the same origin as Gladys

Meaning/translation:the limping
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:from a Roman family name Claudius derived from a Roman cognomen Claudus with the meaning limping
Words:claudus = lame, limping  Latin
Topics:Roman family name, Roman nickname
Variants' top ranks:4:Claudia Chile 2010,  11:Gladys England+Wales 1914,  14:Claude France 2011,  25:Klaudia Hungary 2002,  40:Claudiu Romania 2009,  53:Claudine Belgium 2013,  93:Claudio Switzerland 1997,  95:Cláudio Portugal 2015
Old/original forms:Claudius Latin
Name variants:Claude, Claudette, Claudia, Claudina, Claudine, Gladis, Gladys, Gwladys, Klaudia, Klaudija, Claude, Claudio, Cláudio, Claudiu, Claudius, Klaudius, Klaudiusz   Sortable list   Details

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Ecuador prevalence 2013 13
England+Wales decadesGraph1934 58,  1924 14,  1914 11,  1904 11
France 2002 381
Peru prevalence 2015 17
USA decades 1990-1999 779
USA yearlyGraph1999 966,  1997 830,  1996 764,  1995 722,  1994 716,  1993 682
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