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What does Gaile mean?

Gaile Pronunciation of Gaile as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Gaile) means "foreigner; cheerful, happy". Gaile is a variant form of Gale (Irish, Gaelic, Old English).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ga-, cheerful (happy)


VARIANTS Gayle, Gail, Gaelle, Gaell, Gael


(male) Gole, ..

(female) Gaide, ..

Gaile Jakub (G.J.), ..

How popular is Gaile?

Gaile is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#127186 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Gael (#220 FROM RECENT DATA), Gail, Gale and Gayle are the popular variation forms of Gaile (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Gaille, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Gaile was well-received in 2012 (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and is somewhat lower today (ADOPTION 0.1%, 36% LESS), with forms like Gale becoming less fashionable. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gael, Gail, Gale, Gayle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gaile is alike in pronunciation to Gal, Gall, Gil and Gill. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bale, Basile, Cable, Caile, Cale, Cayle, Daile, Dale, Dalle, Dayle, Eagle, Earle, Emile, Fadile, Fadle, Gabe, Gabie, Gable, Gage, Gaige, Gaillen, Gaine, Gainer, Gaines, Gains, Gair, Gaius, Galen, Galil, Galileo, Gallo, Galo, Galt, Gamble, Garlen, Garve, Gauge, Gaylen, Gayler, Gayne, Gide, Giles, Gili, Guaire, Hale, Halle, Hayle, Jamile, Kaile, Kale, Karle, Kayle, Kile, Ladle, Lale, Nagle, Neile, Nile, Odile, Pavle, Sable, Savile, Vaile, Vale, Vasile, Yale, Zale and Zayle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaile.

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