US Popularity:163
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Father rejoices; Irishman or a member of the Gaelic race
Gael is a gender-neutral name coming from all walks of life. Gael, also spelled Gale and Gayle, derives from the Gaelic word Gaidheal which was used for strangers or foreigners. It translates to “Irishman” or "member of the Gaelic race," giving this old term a more distinct and ancestral characteristic. This baby name is also as blissful as can be with its Hebrew origin, meaning “father rejoices.” Whether you’re bringing baby back to their roots or letting them know how much joy they have already brought to the family, Gael will fit beautifully.

Gael Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Gael is currently #724 on The Bump
Boy:Gael is currently #412 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Gael is currently #529 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Gael is currently #163 in U.S. births
Boy:Gael is currently #100 in U.S. births
Girl:Gael is currently #9805 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1114
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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