Meaning:Country; Land
The name Gladis is a variant spelling of the name Gladys and is a girl's name of Welsh origin. It's believed to have originated from the Welsh name Gwladus or Gwladys, meaning "country" or "land." Gladys has significant historical connections with Welsh mythology and medieval Welsh nobility. One of the most notable figures associated with the name is Gwladys ferch Brychan, who was the daughter of Saint Brychan, a legendary king of Brycheiniog, an ancient Welsh kingdom. Gladis became particularly popular in the United Kingdom and the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. If want a name with rich Welsh roots for your little one, Gladis is an elegant choice.
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