Name: Gladiola

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gladiola

  • Meaning:
    Sword
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (gla dee OH la)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Gladiola)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gladiola

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The gladiola, or gladiolus, is a tall flowering plant from the Iris family - it is sometimes known as a sword lily. Indeed, the name itself is derived from the Latin word for "sword." Gladiola saw some use as a first name in the Victorian era, but is virtually unknown today.

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