Gladys

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  1. (given name).

  2. 1882 Edna Lyall: ''Donovan'':

  3. Gladys was the eldest daughter of the house, and when her parents had chosen her name – a name which they considered emblematic of happiness, in spite of certain questionings that had arisen among the name fanciers on the subject – it would seem that some unseen fairy godmother had really bestowed that best of all gifts on their child, for Gladys was the happiest, most contented, sunshiny little person imaginable.
  4. (RQ:Fitzgerald Beautiful and Damned)

  5. 1993 May 16, of Jeeves and Wooster episodes|"Return to New York" Jeeves and Wooster|''Jeeves and Wooster'', Series 3, Episode 6:

  6. ''R. Jeeves:'' In my experience, ladies who spell Gladys with a W are seldom noted for their reliability, sir. It gives them romantic notions.''Wooster|B.W. Wooster:'' With a W, Jeeves? No, no, no, no. You spell it with a G.''R. Jeeves:'' If I might draw your attention to the signature on the portrait, sir.''Wooster|B.W. Wooster:'' Good Lord! G-W?''R. Jeeves:'' I blame Lord Tennyson|Alfred Lord Tennyson and his ''of the King|Idylls of the King''. It also accounts for Kathryn, Ysabel, and Ethyl, all spelt with a Y, but Gwladys is a particularly virulent form, sir.
  7. Berejiklian|Gladys Berejiklian (former premier of South Wales)