Gale

Gale - A very unique female name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gale appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1582. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gale and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gale? 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 Gale. The baby girl name Gale was given to 11 baby girls in 1982, ranking #2477 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 135,805 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gale peaked in popularity 62 years ago in 1957 on position 246.



Famous with this name

Ed Gale
Bob Gale
Roberta Gale


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Gale is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gale is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,480 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,458.

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 Gale is where you live.


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Gale origin and meaning

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

Similar to Gale

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

Gail / Gayle / Giselle / Gayla / Gisselle / Galilea / Gisele / Gisela / Gissel / Gizelle /

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
19822477
19802973
19782750
19772381
19762252
19752896
19741868
19731453
19721367
19711261
1970949
1969947
1968793
1967671
1966650
1965666
1964591
1963538
1962548
1961448
1960395
1959319
1958272
1957246
1956253
1955259
1954258
1953262
1952283
1951273
1950304
1949320
1948317
1947273
1946309
1945326
1944364
1943348
1942374
1941385
1940337
1939396
1938558
1937560
1936637
1935603
1934841
19321516
19301574
19281544
19261869
19251905
19231898
19221934
19201582

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1480
California2458

Even more about Gale


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 Gale 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gale?

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
1957
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Gale
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 135,805
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1920
1982 births +11

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