Gail Name Gender

Is Gail a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 2.9% of babies named Gail were boys.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Infographic of Gail name meaning, which is foreigner; cheerful, happy
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Gail Name Popularity

How popular is the name Gail? Here’s everything we know.

  • Since 1910 Gail has been the 1,169th most popular boys name, representing 0.004% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 671 5 0.0013%
1912 688 12 0.0024%
1913 579 26 0.0046%
1914 574 41 0.0059%
1915 436 113 0.0124%
1916 456 111 0.0115%
1917 435 126 0.0126%
1918 473 118 0.011%
1919 450 135 0.0129%
1920 472 126 0.0113%
1921 444 148 0.0129%
1922 457 144 0.0129%
1923 405 179 0.016%
1924 469 134 0.0115%
1925 456 138 0.0122%
1926 445 144 0.0131%
1927 553 88 0.0079%
1928 451 141 0.0132%
1929 500 100 0.0097%
1930 478 117 0.0112%
1931 493 96 0.0097%
1932 447 123 0.0124%
1933 419 130 0.014%
1934 382 169 0.0175%
1935 403 143 0.0147%
1936 370 179 0.0186%
1937 375 171 0.0174%
1938 419 144 0.0141%
1939 383 178 0.0175%
1940 425 148 0.0139%
1941 416 153 0.0136%
1942 396 196 0.0155%
1943 429 167 0.0128%
1944 461 134 0.0108%
1945 448 136 0.0112%
1946 441 166 0.0112%
1947 473 161 0.0096%
1948 480 152 0.0095%
1949 463 164 0.0102%
1950 502 134 0.0083%
1951 519 130 0.0077%
1952 559 115 0.0066%
1953 598 100 0.0057%
1954 677 72 0.0039%
1955 730 58 0.0032%
1956 756 54 0.0029%
1957 746 59 0.0031%
1958 843 40 0.0021%
1959 730 67 0.0035%
1960 922 30 0.0016%
1961 877 38 0.002%
1962 1,128 15 0.0008%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 1,241 10 0.0006%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 1,572 5 0.0003%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 1,559 6 0.0004%
1973 1,545 6 0.0005%
1974 0 0%
1975 1,513 8 0.0006%
1976 1,785 5 0.0004%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%

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Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Gail

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What names sound like Gail?

If you like how Gail sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Gail.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gaile

Foreigner; cheerful, happy

Irish

Gaill

Foreigner; cheerful, happy

Irish

Gal

Wave, roller, swell

Hebrew

Gall

Irish

Gil

Bright promise; small goat; joy

Hebrew

#2,742 (0.0004%)  
Kail

English


What names are similar to Gail?

Find a name that’s like Gail, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bail

Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification; valley

English

Gair

Small one

Irish

Galil

Hilly

Hebrew

Sail

English

Vail

Valley

English


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