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Gayle - Meaning of Gayle

What does Gayle mean?

Meaning of the name GayleGaelGaleGalenGaelynGaylenGaillGayeGaelanGayllGalanGaelenGaylGalinGalynGaylonGailonGailGayGailleGailinGalenoGaylinGaelin

[ 1 syll. gay-le, ga-yle ] The baby boy name Gayle is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is GahL- †. Gayle is an English name of Middle English and Old Greek origin.

Gayle is a variant spelling of the name Gale (English).

Gayle is also a variant of the name Galen (English).

See also the related category greek.

Gayle is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1936, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Gayle. Its ranking then was #406. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is now of irregular use. Within all boy names in its group, Gayle was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018. There were times from 1908 to 1908 when more boys than girls were named Gayle, but currently it is more often than not a girl name. In 1958, Gayle as a girl name outnumbered its use as a boy name by 31 times.

Baby names that sound like Gayle include Gull, Gael, Gail, Gaile, Gaill, Gaille, Gal, Gale, Gall, Gallt, Galt, Gawel, Gayl, Gayll, Gaylle, Ghill, Ghyll, Gil, Gile, and Gill.

† Pronunciation for Gayle: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


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