Glad Family History
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Glad Name Meaning
English: from a short form of the various Old English personal names with a first element glæd ‘shining’, ‘joyful’. Compare Gladwin. English and Scandinavian: nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle English, Scandinavian glad ‘merry’, ‘jolly’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Glade, Gay, Glass, Vlad, Glod, Glas, Lade, Gladd, Gad, Coad