Gael name meaning

Updated: March 18th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Celtic, Middle and English
Usage: English, English, French, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Icelandic
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Gael gael
Meaning: Stranger, Cheerful, Happy, Foreigner, White, Fair, Blessed, Generous, Joyful, Abbreviation of Abigail, Celtic Tribe, Gaelic, The Gaels and About 500 Bc Before Our Era
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What does Gael mean?

Gael means Stranger, Cheerful, Happy, Foreigner, White, Fair, Blessed, Generous, Joyful, Abbreviation of Abigail, Name of a Celtic People, Gaelic, The Gaels, Who Invaded the British Isles and Settled In Wales or About 500 Bc Before Our Era is originated from Middle, Celtic and English which is used primarily in Norwegian, Danish, English, French, Finnish, Swedish and Icelandic is typically given to both boys and girls.

Gael is variation of timeless and cherished Gale. Gale is variant of popular and biblical Gail. Gale is English form of Gail. Meaning of Gale is Merry, The Word Gaile Which is of the Meaning Jovial and Foreigners is rooted from Gaelic, English and Middle.

Gael is English form of Gail. Also Gael is English form of Gaël. Gael is celebrated on December 17th.

How do I pronounce Gael?

The most common pronunciation of one syllabled Gael is gael.

Variants of Gael

Gaell, Gale, Gail, Gaël, Abigajil, Abigail, Gahl, Judikaël, Gwenhael, Abigael, Abagale, Abaigael, Abrigail, Abigailgrace

Nicknames for Gael

The given name Gael is already a short name, but some possible candidates include:

Names that rhyme with Gael

How popular is the name Gael?

a popular name in United States with over 25106 new-borns have been given the name since 1919. Recently peaked at the charts, it ranked 132nd when 2922 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Moreover, the name has been to the top 500 baby names 15 times Also, Gael was among the popular names in France. Since emerging in 1946 around 28095 babies have been given the given name.

At the peak of its usage in 1984, 952 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 86th position. However after 112 years, the name is on free fall on the charts.

Moreover, the name has been to the top 100 baby names 14 times Also, a popular name in Spain having over 5352 recievers in 7 years of usage. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 2019, the moniker grabbed the 31st spot and 1163 baby boys were given the name.

Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names 3 times

Gael is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 1398 (2017) in its 12 years run on England and Wales naming chart.

Over 120 people have been named Gael in England and Wales. In Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and achieved its top ranking of 514 in 1998. Also, it appeared first time in 2007 on baby boy names list of Belgium.

Gael is a rare baby name in Ireland still in use today. But Gael is a popular baby name in DR Congo where every 1 in 10000 have the name. At least, 50000 people globally have carried Gael as their given name according to our estimate.

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Gael in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Gael?

You are not like other people. You can't get used to a boring life and monotony. You remind people that life is for you to live it, and not survive, something many do these days. Fighting you own battles like a lone wolf makes you feel strong and confident. You sleep a lot because it's your way of escaping reality. People hate you for having the guts to say “NO” to society restriction and rules.

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  •  Ceeanna means Reddish-Brown, Orange-Red Which was First Used In 1760 and Derives from Italian Terra Di Sienna = Earth of Siena, a City In Central Italy, Where the Coloring Material was First Produced and Reddish Orange-brown aimed at girls is originated from Celtic and Italian. Ceeanna is derived from Sienna.
  •  Bradon - Rare boy name Bradon is originated from Celtic, Bradon means "Broad Hillside" is principally used in English
  •  Sabrine - Unheard-of Sabrine is used especially in Swedish and English is originated from Celtic and Latin, Sabrine means "Inhabitants of Sabine or Inspired By An English River Nymph" is a girl name
  •  Rooni - Unisex name Rooni is originated from Celtic used largely in Hindi and Marathi languages, Rooni means "Star, Gods Obligation or Gift"
  •  Kyndra - The odd girl name Kyndra is used largely in English is of Celtic origin, Kyndra means "Greatest Champion"
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Middle names for Gael

There are plenty of mainstream and familiar middle names that fit after "Gael". Have a look at them:

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Sibling Names for Gael

If you've chosen the name Gael for your little one, then congratulations! It's a beautiful name that inspires a sense of tradition and cultural richness. If you're looking for sibling names to complement Gael, then look no further. Here are some wonderful names that pair well with Gael and continue the theme of unique yet classic Irish names.

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Famous people named Gael

  • Gael Turnbull, Scottish poet
  • Gael Baudino, contemporary American fantasy author
  • Gael Greene, American restaurant critic, author and novelist
  • Gael García Bernal, Mexican film actor, director, model, and producer
  • Gael Martin, former Australian athlete
  • Gael Mackie, Canadian artistic gymnast
  • In 1975 drama movie, Landfall, Gael Anderson played Elizabeth.

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