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What does Gal mean?

Gal Pronunciation of Gal [gal] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Gal) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Gal is "wave, roller, swell".

Affiliated boy name: Galfrid.


Creative forms:
(male) Garl, Gial, ..

(female) Gawr, Glia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gal Roland (G.R.), ..

How popular is Gal?

Gal is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#25098 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gal has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Gal is pronounced similarly to Gael, Gaell, Gaelle, Gail, Gaile, Gale, Gall, Gayle, Gil and Gill. Other suggested similar names are Cal, Dal, Gab, Gad, Galo, Galt, Gay, Gaz, Hal, Pal, Sal, Tal and Val. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gal.