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Gaile (girl)

What does Gaile mean?

Gaile Pronunciation of Gaile [gaile] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Gaile) is a Hebrew name, and the name Gaile means "father of exaltation". Gaile is an alternate form of Gail (Hebrew): short transcription of Abigail.


Gaile has 9 variants: Gael, Gahl, Gal, Gale, Gayel, Gayelle, Gayle, Gayll and Gaylle.

8 more different relations via Gail: Gaila, Gaill, Galia, Gayla, Gayleen, Gaylene, Gayline and Gaylla.

Creative forms:
(female) Gaide, Gile, ..

(male) Gaigo, Gailo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaile Daleyza (G.D.), ..

How popular is Gaile?

Gaile is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#127186 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Gaile entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #1587 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gaile name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gaile outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gayle, Gaylene, Gayla, Gale and Gail are the prominent variation forms of Gaile. Other variants, like Gahl, are seldom used. These relations of Gaile were favored as baby names during 1950-1959 (median #667).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gaile, Gail, Gale, Gayla, Gayle, Gaylene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gaile and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gaile is pronounced similarly to Gaelle, Gill, Gul and Gull. Other recommended names are Basile, Bazile, Camile, Carle, Cile, Daile, Dale, Dayle, Gabbe (see Gabrielle), Gae, Gai, Gaia, Gaiea, Gala, Galea, Galen, Galila, Galla, Gaye, Gaylen (see Gayle), Geila, Gila, Glila, Halle, Hazle, Kahle, Kalle, Kayle, Mable, Maible, Neile, Odile, Paule, Sable, Sile, Udile and Vale. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaile.

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