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66k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Gayle

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Joy of the Father
  • #825 All Time
Girls
Boys
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210k Gail (English)

How popular is the name "Gayle" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1891990
1893550
1894880
1895660
1896990
189711110
189817107
189912120
19001697
1901990
190218180
19041596
190520200
190617125
190720200
19081569
190918180
191020155
191122166
1912543519
1913603921
1914835528
19151268442
191616610759
191718412757
191818312558
191915411341
192015910257
192116310657
192216010258
19231548767
192418610878
192517810078
19261679869
19271829686
192820311984
192919010882
193022813989
193126116794
1932338224114
1933364239125
1934645476169
1935855704151
1936897717180
1937865720145
1938952803149
1939967843124
19401,2251,086139
19411,1381,006132
19421,2911,189102
19431,5541,423131
19441,3681,233135
19451,6121,490122
19462,0721,926146
19472,6192,485134
19482,1922,066126
19492,4112,293118
19502,4642,36797
19512,9282,825103
19522,7342,633101
19532,7602,66694
19542,5702,49872
19552,5592,48277
19562,3532,28964
19572,2482,19157
19582,0081,94464
19591,8881,82959
19601,5321,49240
19611,4871,44641
19621,2981,26533
19631,1271,10720
19641,1331,10825
196599695442
196681277636
196771069515
196866665115
196964062020
197055253517
197146144615
197233932316
197328026317
19742722639
19751931849
197620419311
197718617016
19781741740
19791681599
19801451450
198115614610
19821491490
19831121120
19841111047
19851079611
198692839
198778780
198870700
198978717
199047470
199148480
199243430
199343430
199436360
199531310
199645450
199731310
199829290
199918180
200020200
200130300
200211110
200310100
2004880
2005990
2006990
2007770
200815150
200911110
2010770
2011660
2012550
2014770

Want to know about the populiarty of Gayle? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 66,239 babies born with the name Gayle in the United States. That's more than enough Gayles to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gayle" was in 1951 with a total of 2,825 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gayles)

According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gayle" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 99 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1952. Across the entire United States a total of 2,734 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gayle" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gayle as well as things modernly associated with the name Gayle such as celebrities named Gayle.

English

Origin and Meaning of Gayle

The name "Gayle" is of English origin, and it means "Joy of the Father". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Gayle Hunnicutt

Gayle Hunnicutt is an actresswriterformer model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1966 to 1999. Gayle was born in 1943 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

G is for generous, your giving nature.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for lucky, who is more?

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Your name in reverse order is "Elyag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Agyle". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Gayle born Nov 24, 1976

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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