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The name Gladys is of Welsh origin, and means lame.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gladys has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gladys
Use of the Name Gladys for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
263,458 19,184 5,220 1,022 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gladys has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gladys last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1999, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gladys
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188037020  
188125340  
188225746  
188320771  
188419392  
188519791  
1886176131  
1887134201  
1888117314  
188996414  
189082525  
189170633  
189265867  
1893581,017  
1894471,258  
1895411,464  
1896331,757  
1897321,7367499
1898272,1377749
1899202,2308138
1900212,73463616
1901112,67670110
1902122,80966712
1903142,67367312
1904142,97573911
1905142,99657817
1906162,99872512
1907143,30371714
1908153,57266816
1909153,53586512
1910153,83766120
1911183,92294513
1912194,969  
1913195,414  
1914206,21497433
1915217,848  
1916228,021  
1917238,074  
1918228,722  
1919218,711  
1920228,817  
1921248,813  
1922258,040  
1923297,704  
1924307,776  
1925337,237  
1926356,631  
1927376,399  
1928415,789  
1929445,330  
1930485,054  
1931554,345  
1932544,178  
1933603,586  
1934663,612  
1935783,136  
1936842,939  
1937862,874  
19381042,590  
19391042,416  
19401162,248  
19411182,210  
19421272,195  
19431312,118  
19441371,898  
19451411,709  
19461571,713  
19471651,818  
19481741,598  
19491781,542  
19501811,535  
19511991,445  
19522151,305  
19532161,366  
19542261,261  
19552321,225  
19562441,166  
19572641,074  
1958292947  
1959321844  
1960320858  
1961329819  
1962356715  
1963362689  
1964384627  
1965378581  
1966447436  
1967454439  
1968496384  
1969483400  
1970525364  
1971534342  
1972636241  
1973584271  
1974592267  
1975551311  
1976609257  
1977622270  
1978773199  
1979712238  
1980629290  
1981679255  
1982616291  
1983751216  
1984724227  
1985695253  
1986754230  
1987763235  
1988770242  
1989743264  
1990529447  
1991660331  
1992698309  
1993679320  
1994720288  
1995722283  
1996766276  
1997830249  
1998    
1999967214  
Totals:  263,458 224

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gladys as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Gladys appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 119 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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