Gay Name Gender

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

Since 1910, 99.5% of babies named Gay were girls.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Infographic of Gay name meaning, which is glad, lighthearted
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Gay Name Popularity

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

  • Since 1910 Gay has been the 1,024th most popular girls name, representing 0.0099% of girl births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 877 6 0.0017%
1911 0 0%
1912 1,129 5 0.001%
1913 0 0%
1914 1,150 7 0.001%
1915 849 28 0.0031%
1916 885 28 0.0029%
1917 798 39 0.0039%
1918 945 26 0.0024%
1919 955 24 0.0023%
1920 994 25 0.0022%
1921 1,403 8 0.0007%
1922 1,026 23 0.0021%
1923 948 29 0.0026%
1924 1,037 25 0.0022%
1925 821 45 0.004%
1926 978 26 0.0024%
1927 881 37 0.0033%
1928 754 52 0.0049%
1929 732 55 0.0053%
1930 562 102 0.0098%
1931 522 113 0.0114%
1932 442 177 0.0179%
1933 443 170 0.0182%
1934 432 187 0.0193%
1935 407 208 0.0214%
1936 354 274 0.0284%
1937 344 298 0.0302%
1938 359 285 0.0278%
1939 348 291 0.0286%
1940 402 242 0.0228%
1941 342 320 0.0284%
1942 361 336 0.0266%
1943 321 436 0.0334%
1944 342 364 0.0294%
1945 347 353 0.0289%
1946 344 438 0.0297%
1947 343 506 0.0303%
1948 356 440 0.0276%
1949 362 434 0.027%
1950 362 442 0.0275%
1951 342 505 0.0298%
1952 318 616 0.0353%
1953 358 521 0.0294%
1954 337 596 0.0326%
1955 393 456 0.0248%
1956 382 500 0.0265%
1957 374 548 0.0285%
1958 428 437 0.0231%
1959 360 658 0.0346%
1960 377 596 0.0315%
1961 395 561 0.0297%
1962 451 413 0.0225%
1963 500 330 0.0184%
1964 527 302 0.0172%
1965 555 250 0.0153%
1966 650 174 0.0111%
1967 793 107 0.0071%
1968 808 107 0.0071%
1969 983 71 0.0046%
1970 1,018 71 0.0045%
1971 1,592 23 0.0015%
1972 2,286 6 0.0004%
1973 0 0%
1974 2,135 8 0.0006%
1975 2,256 7 0.0005%
1976 0 0%
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 Gay

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What names are variants of Gay?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Gay.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gae

Glad, lighthearted

French

Gai

Glad, lighthearted

French

Gaye

Glad, lighthearted

French


What names sound like Gay?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cay

Pure

Greek

Kay

A short form of Kate or Catherine.

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