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Gender: Female Origin of Glory: Word name

The name Glory is a girl's name . Glory and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Glory sounds fresh and uplifting and a lot more modern than Gloria (which is definitely feeling the stirrings of a revival, though some might still view it as a terminal Old Lady name). Glory, as in "Glory Be" and "Old Glory," has both a religious and a patriotic flavor.

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Famous People Named Glory

Pop Culture References for the name Glory

Glory, character in Marilynne Robinson's novel "Gilead"
"Glory," 1989 film
Glory, Uma Thurman's character in the film "Mad Dog and Glory"
"glory" song by JAY-Z
Glory, character on TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
"Glory", Academy Award-winning song from the movie "Selma" by John Legend and Common
"Glory", character in the video game Fallout 4


Ruanne Says:


This would be a stunning middle name.

NameObsession Says:


This is my sister's name, I think it's beautiful.

Michaela Says:


Joy, Glory, and Clemency are the only virtue names I can tolerate.

hmg1204 Says:


Amazing middle name option!