Gayle

Gayle - A very unique female name



  Aug 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gayle appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1237. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gayle and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gayle? 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 Gayle. The baby girl name Gayle was given to 5 baby girls in 2000, ranking #4737 on the national girl baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 305,383 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gayle peaked in popularity 68 years ago in 1951 on position 124.



Famous with this name

Gill Gayle
Gayle Kate
Gayle Hilary


How would you rate Gayle, 1-5?

Rating: 3/5 (2 people)


Gayle is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gayle is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,193 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,193.

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 Gayle is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Gayle origin and meaning

Gayle is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Gayle, pop culture references for the name Gayle and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gayle

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

Gail / Giselle / Gale / 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
20004737
19984380
19962510
19953817
19933582
19922986
19913630
19903036
19892279
19882294
19871775
19861515
19851555
19841168
19831168
19821036
19811026
1980996
19791005
1978858
1977878
1976815
1975816
1974620
1973607
1972522
1971461
1970419
1969371
1968349
1967333
1966318
1965281
1964271
1963265
1962249
1961228
1960220
1959195
1958186
1957173
1956163
1955146
1954146
1953135
1952134
1951124
1950133
1949138
1948141
1947128
1946140
1945156
1944173
1943168
1942185
1941184
1940176
1939206
1938211
1937224
1936226
1935232
1934280
1933407
1932441
1931498
1930629
1929691
1928678
1927762
1926786
1925833
1924762
1923909
1922755
1921743
1920724
1919718
1918642
1917642
1916718
1915839
1914743
19131237

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2193

Even more about Gayle


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 Gayle 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 Gayle?

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.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
1951
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Gayle
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 305,383
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1913
2000 births +5

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now