1. comes from the word bad & less which means better, not bad at all, good.pronounced as badless.
2. Kurdish rule or principality
3. In one of the Filipino dialect gudlis or badlis means lines,check lines, slash or stripes.
4.In vizayan region of the Philippines
"badlis" can also be said as gudlis (pronounced as "goodlist")
Badlis (1182-1847), was a Kurdish principality originated from the Rojaki(Rozagi) tribal confederation.
Distribution of Badlis Families in the US started from the 1900