Glandrea /glǽndriə/ (female)
Rarely does World’s Best Baby Names publish a name that has yet to prove itself in the global arena, but every once in a while something crosses the editorial desk that we just can’t ignore. Such is the case with Glandrea, a name so brand new its eyes haven’t even opened yet. Ostensibly a hybrid of Gladys and Andrea, the name’s connection to glands should not be overlooked. Glands are undeniably essential to human life, yet to most of us they are a complete mystery. Glandrea carries the weight of this paradox, but it does so with a sophistication that ensures it is not a burden, but a gift.
“Glandrea’s symptoms include shortness of breath, inverted pimples, and nihilistic daydreams.”