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What does Gaill mean?

Gaill Pronunciation of Gaill [gaill] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Gaill) has the meaning "foreigner; cheerful, happy". Gaill is an alternate spelling of Gale (Irish, Gaelic, Old English).

Associated with: cheerful (happy).


Gaill has 1 variant: Gaille.

6 more related forms via Gale: Gael, Gaell, Gaelle, Gail, Gaile and Gayle.

Creative forms:
(male) Gayill, Guaill, ..

(female) Gailai, Galai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaill Demari (G.D.), ..

How popular is Gaill?

Gaill is an unusual first name for males. Gaill is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gael (#220 in recent rankings), Gayle, Gail and Gale are the popular variation forms of Gaill (not ranked). These forms of Gaill reached the height of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.15%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.09%, down 36%), with versions like Gail becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Gaill is alike in pronunciation to Gay. Other suggested similar names are Axill, Bill, Chill, Gable, Gadiel, Gaige, Gaillen, Gaine, Gains, Gair, Gaius, Gal, Galil, Gall, Gallo, Galo, Galt, Gamal, Gamel, Gamul (see Gamal), Gil, Gili, Gill, Hall, Hamill, Hill, Jamill, Neill, Pall, Savill, Sill, Till, Traill, Vaill and Will. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaill.

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