Gael

Gael - A very unique male name



  May 18,2022      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gael appeared on the charts for the first time in 1992 on position #2174. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gael and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gael? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gael. The baby boy name Gael was given to 2,724 baby boys in 2012, ranking #146 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 602 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gael peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2012 on position 146.



Famous with this name

Gael García Bernal
Gael Ballantyne
Gaël Kamilindi


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Rating: 4/5 (19 people)


Gael is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gael is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #49 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #681.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gael is where you live.


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Gael origin and meaning

Gael is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Gael, pop culture references for the name Gael and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gael

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gael, sorted by popularity.

Gale / Gail / Gayle / Gil / Gill / Giulio / Galo / Galileo / Gal / Gahel /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012146
2011416
2010409
2009322
2008300
2007297
2006313
2005301
2004370
2003531
2002711
20011636
19963234
19932521
19922174

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas49
Arizona69
California73
Nevada75
New Mexico79
Oregon108
Illinois109
Colorado122
Delaware156
Washington161
North Carolina170
Georgia172
New Jersey177
Oklahoma182
Utah211
Kansas214
New York222
Nebraska254
Tennessee286
Wisconsin287
Idaho288
Indiana288
Florida304
Virginia330
Iowa341
Minnesota342
Alabama357
Arkansas364
Kentucky384
Maryland422
Connecticut425
Pennsylvania503
Ohio535
Missouri536
Michigan554
South Carolina581
Massachusetts591
Mississippi594
Louisiana681

Even more about Gael


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gael a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gael?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Gael
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 602
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1992
2012 births +2,724

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