Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Irishman
Main Origin Language: Irish
(Or View Gael Girl)

In 2017 the name Gael...

• was given to 2,234 baby boys
• was the 178th most popular name for baby boys
• was 91% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Texas, California, and Arizona
• was least popular in Hawaii, West Virginia, and North Dakota
• was about as popular as Joel and Tucker
Babies Named Gael Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Gael...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2012
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 229490% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 18866% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Yeshua, Adler, Zyler, Alyanna, Averie, Aubreigh
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Patrick, Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Gael Per State
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Geographically the name Gael...

• 154% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Alan, Ricardo, Jose, Melanie, Alondra, Ximena
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Landon, Jackson, Grayson, Anna, Lillian, Ella
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Gael by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Gael are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Gael will be the only kid named Gael in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Gael compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Gael rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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