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What does Gammel mean?

Gammel Pronunciation of Gammel [gam-mel] as a name for boys is of Old Norse derivation, and the meaning of Gammel is "old". Gammel is an alternate form of Gamble (Old Norse).

Associated with: norse, old.


Gammel has 1 variant: Gamel.

2 more alternative forms via Gamble: Gamblen and Gamlin.

Creative forms:
(male) Gammal, Gaumel, ..

(female) Gamsel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gammel Winston (G.W.), ..

How popular is Gammel?

Gammel is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#28912 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gammel has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Gammel is alike in pronunciation to Gamal and Gamul. Other suggested similar names are Amel, Amyel, Bartel, Bramwel, Cadel, Capel, Carel, Carmel, Daniel, Darcel, Darnel, Darrel, Daviel, Gadiel, Gael, Gaer, Gail, Gaine, Galil, Gamali, Gamaliel, Gamliel (see Gamaliel), Gannet, Gardell, Gared, Garen, Garey, Garlen, Garman, Garmen, Garmin, Garner, Garnet, Garren, Garrey, Gauge, Gavrel, Gavril, Gayle, Gayner, Gaynes, Gemal, Gemul (see Gamal), Giovel, Graeme, Hamel, Hammer, Hammet, Haniel, Hanyel, Harrel, Jamael, Jameel, Jamel, Jamiel, Jammal, Jarel, Jarrel, Kaleel, Kameel, Karmel, Lemuel, Mansel, Manvel, Marcel, Martel, Naegel, Pagiel, Parnel, Rafel, Samael, Sammey and Samuel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gammel.

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