US Popularity:17081
Other Origin(s):German, Hebrew
Meaning:Father of exaltation, joy of the father
Give your bundle of joy a name that shows them how much they mean to you! Gayle is an English gender-neutral name, which has Hebrew and German origins, meaning “father of exaltation” or “joy of the father.” A variation and diminutive of Abigail, Gayle has a few other spellings, like Gail or Gale. But this particular version also belongs to notable namesakes such as TV personality and journalist Gayle King, singer Gayle, and anthropologist and activist Gayle Rubin.

Gayle Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Gayle is currently #17081 in U.S. births
Boy:Gayle is currently #16466 in U.S. births
Girl:Gayle is currently #17087 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 6489
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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