Gladys (given name)

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Gladys
Genderfeminine
Origin
Word/NameGwladus
MeaningPrincess, gladiolus
Region of originWelsh
 
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Gladys
Genderfeminine
Origin
Word/NameGwladus
MeaningPrincess, gladiolus
Region of originWelsh

Gladys is a feminine name from the Welsh name Gwladus or Gwladys, which bears the meaning of royalty (princess)[citation needed] or the gladiolus flower.[citation needed]

It has been sometimes used as a Welsh form of Claudia.[citation needed]

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