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May 10th, 2013 12:23 PM #11
Gloria is my mother's name and my daughter and I love it! She, on the other hand, thinks its old-fashioned which makes it perfect for today's moms.
I think it is one of those names ready for a revival but it will never reach the popularity levels that other old-fashioned names like Emma and Sophia have.
If you decide to use it, let me know. I would be tickled to know. By the way, our Gloria is know as Glo, Googie or GiGi. I am not crazy about Glory.
May 10th, 2013 03:03 PM #13
I didn't even think about the religious aspect of it. It's really just 'Glory' in Latin, though. Personally I'm not religious, but I was raised Catholic, so the association doesn't bother me.
Yeah, most of the Glorias I know are older. There's one in my family, but I've never actually met her, which is another reason I like it; it won't conflict with family members' names.I’m just trying to behave as I think a friend should behave. Granted, I haven’t had much practice.
~Elphaba Thropp, Wicked, by Gregory Maguire
May 10th, 2013 03:11 PM #15current top names : Jane Carys & Owen Zachary "oz"
Other current favorite names:
Eva | Gwyneth | Eleanor | Fiona | Vita | Naomi | Thea | Evangeline | Teagan
Milena | Paloma
Benjamin | Asher | Dylan | Griffin| Nolan | Everett | Reid | Drake | Otis | Kieran
Saying I do- 5/17/14 | wttc April 2015
Pup- Lola Bear
May 10th, 2013 03:20 PM #17
I grew up with a Gloria (cousin). She's in her late 20s now. It does feel rather dated, but dated is in right now. I know my love of Francine and Matilda can't really be explained. In my cousin's case, we called her Loli and Lola growing up. She now prefers her full name. Glory, Ori, Lori or even Glo would also be nice nicknames. I never realized all the nn potential in Gloria! What fun.Artemis Willow ☀ Cordelia Avalon ☀ Isabeau Forest ☀ Isadora Nightingale ☀ Lorelei Ondine ☀ Lyra Snow ☀ Pandora Everild ☀ Tabitha Eilonwy ☀ Thisbe Wildrose ☀ Thora Silmarien
Caspian Wilder ☀ Conrad Elessar ☀ Damian Sparrow ☀ Desmond Meriadoc ☀ Evander Hart ☀ Griffin Ward ☀ Gwydion Alaric ☀ Malachi Bjorn ☀ Peregrin Llyr ☀ Theodore Winter
planning a wedding, writing a novel and preparing for the baby making
our two furbabies: Sebastian & Oleander
May 10th, 2013 03:36 PM #19