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OhHolyFuck Tue 09-Jun-15 09:43:21

Not planning on using it (think the one currently under manufacture is another boy) but just heard this on the school run - what do you think?
On one hand I think 'Gaynor' but the more I think about it, the more I like it...

caravanista13 Tue 09-Jun-15 09:44:58

Awful sad

LetThereBeCupcakes Tue 09-Jun-15 09:46:36

I think "Return to the Forbidden Planet"

Gloooooria. G L O R I A!

No. Just no.

favouritewasteoftime Tue 09-Jun-15 09:55:40

I think it's a lovely happy name.

Gileswithachainsaw Tue 09-Jun-15 09:59:06

makes me think.of that intern in scrubs. The one who JD tells off for waving too much. You abuse waving.

She's old and falls asleep alot.

so no.... sorry....

timelyreminder Tue 09-Jun-15 10:07:44

I like it.

MitzyLeFrouf Tue 09-Jun-15 10:39:33

I love it. Sassy, joyful, and unapologetic.

Great contrast to all the delicate Florences and Amelias.

sweetpeame Tue 09-Jun-15 11:05:18

Hmmm, no, not a fan. Sounds old fashioned in a fuddy duddy way.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Tue 09-Jun-15 11:06:01

Awful, frumpy.

Sophronia Tue 09-Jun-15 11:35:06

I love it.

PistolAnnie Tue 09-Jun-15 12:18:48

Love it!

Jolly, happy, no nonsense.

Reignbeau Tue 09-Jun-15 12:20:52

Makes me think of this song.

Zzzsnatcher Tue 09-Jun-15 12:49:40

I don't like it at all

Jemimapuddleduk Tue 09-Jun-15 12:58:04

Like it a lot.

ChrisQuean Tue 09-Jun-15 13:01:45

It's MIL!

dannydyerismydad Tue 09-Jun-15 13:07:20

It was my favourite auntie's name. A fun, formidable, feisty lady with a sense of mischief and a fondness for the gin.

reuset Tue 09-Jun-15 14:08:05

I don't like Gaynor, but I do like Gloria.

aoife24 Tue 09-Jun-15 14:12:35

Yes, Gloria, G L O R I A: just can't help it popping into my mind.

MildDrPepperAddiction Tue 09-Jun-15 14:21:36

Reignbeau beat me to it!

IsadoraQuagmire Tue 09-Jun-15 16:17:44

It makes me think of Gloria Swanson, Gloria Estefan, and the wonderful Patti Smith track. It's a great name.

Discworld101 Tue 09-Jun-15 17:22:50

I taught a Glory once, which I much prefer to Gloria, even though I would never use it myself.

EdithWeston Tue 09-Jun-15 17:28:00

I think it's queenly.

Wasn't it coined as an honorific for Queen Elizabeth I? So very appropriate now.

Frenchmustard7 Tue 09-Jun-15 17:29:40

Prefer Gladys

MitzyLeFrouf Tue 09-Jun-15 17:30:22

Gladys! shock

florascotia Tue 09-Jun-15 17:33:05

Queen Elizabeth was Gloriana.

Gloria is said to be more recent:

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