pronounced gāl, is derived from the name Abigail. It is a 1-syllable unisex name of Hebrew and Anglo-Saxon origins meaning Happy God; Father in rejoicing; a father's joy; cheerful; joyful.
The intelligent, beautiful Abigail was Old Testament King David's third wife, described as 'good in discretion and beautiful in form. It is used in modern English and was a popular baby's name during the 1950s and 60's. Under popular names it was ranked #4209 in the 1990 census.
Variations: Gail; Gale
The following are surnames of several famous people. It may also refer to a number of places. You may be looking for:
- Gayle King, Editor of O, The Oprah Magazine
- Charles Gayle, Jazz player
- Chris Gayle, West Indian cricketer
- Crystal Gayle, Country and pop singer
- John Gayle, Governor of US state of Alabama
- John Gayle, English football (soccer) player
- Michelle Gayle, English actress and singer
- Mike Gayle, British author and freelance journalist
- Jessica Gayle, Italian Pornstar
- Shaun Gayle, professional football player