Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Joyful Father
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Gail Boy)

In 2017 the name Gail...

• was given to 13 baby girls
• was the 8,238th most popular name for baby girls
• was 43% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was about as popular as Aala and Kallen
Babies Named Gail Born Per Year
Created by
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 Gail...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1951
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2014
• is 99% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 77% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Joan, Gayle, Joyce, Stanley, Gary, Bruce
• has the most opposite popularity history to Elana, Annalisa, Adina, Rafael, Francesco, Giuseppe
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
View More Age Information on Gail

More information on Gail by the Baby Name Institute

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