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Gael (girl)

What does Gael mean?

Gael Pronunciation of Gael as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Gael) is of French origin. The name may be short form of the Breton name JudicaŽl, meaning "generous leader", or a short form of GwenaŽl (gwenn "white, fair, pure", and hael "generous"). It can also refer to one of the Celtic peoples of Scotland or Ireland. Also used as a respelling of Gail Also form of Abigail.


ASSOCIATED WITH generous (gracious), white, fair (beautiful), pure (virgin), scotland, ireland (gaelic)



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GAIL Gahl, Gaila, Gaile, Gaill, Gal, Gale, Galia, Gayel, Gayelle, Gayla, Gayle, Gayll, Gaylla, Gaylle



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How popular is Gael?

Gael is an uncommon given name for women. Gael is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Abigail (#11 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Gail, Gaile, Gale, Gayla and Gayle are the prominent variation forms of Gael (UNLISTED) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Gael were popular with parents in the year 2005 (MEDIAN #1667) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1668, DOWN 32%), with forms such as Gale becoming less stylish. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abigail, Gail, Gaile, Gale, Gayla, Gayle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gael is alike in pronunciation to Gahl, Gaile, Gal, Gale, Gayel, Gayelle, Gayle, Gayll, Gaylle, Gill, Gul and Gull. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adel, Amel, Batel, Bel, Carel, Chel, Coel, Dael, Darel, Del, Etel, Gabi, Gaby, Gada, Gae, Gaea, Gai, Gaia, Gaiea, Gaila, Gaill, Gala, Galea, Galen, Galla, Gana, Gavi, Gay, Gaye, Gayla, Geela, Gem, Glen, Gretl, Gwen, Hazel, Jael, Janel, Jayel, Karel, Kyel, Lael, Mabel, Madel, Mel, Neel, Nel, Noel, Orel, Rahel and Rakel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gael.