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What does Gayler mean?

Gayler Pronunciation of Gayler [gayler] as a boys' name is of Old French derivation, and the name Gayler means "spirited, dandy". Gayler is an alternate form of Gaylord (Old French).


Gayler has 1 variant: Gaylor.

3 more relations via Gaylord: Gallard, Gay and Gayelord.

Creative forms:
(male) Galer, ..

(female) Gayber, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gayler Cadence (G.C.), ..

How popular is Gayler?

Gayler is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#31202 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Gayler (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Gay and Gaylord. Adoption of these forms of Gayler reached its peak 85 years ago, but now, the form Gaylord has become less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gay, Gaylord in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bailer, Baylee, Baylen, Bayler, Bayley, Baylor, Cayle, Cayleb, Cuyler, Dayle, Daylen, Dayner, Gable, Gaer, Gaile, Gainer, Gale, Galen, Garlen, Garner, Gasper, Gayle, Gaylen, Gaylin, Gaylon, Gayne, Gayner, Gaynes, Gaynor, Gyles, Hayder, Hayle, Hayley, Jaylen, Kayle, Kayleb, Kayley, Kyler, Lawler, Mayeer, Mayer, Nagler, Nailer, Naylor, Rayder, Raylen, Rayner, Sadler, Sayer, Skyler, Tailer, Tayber, Tayler, Taylor, Tyler, Waller, Waylen, Wyler, Zayle and Zaylor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gayler.

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