Gael - boys name

Gael name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 70%

Gael name meaning:

The name Gael is of Gaelic origin and typically carries the meaning of "stranger" or "foreigner." It is a name that is often associated with being unique, independent, and different from the norm. The name Gael may also signify someone who is adventurous, bold, and willing to explore new territories both physically and mentally.

In modern times, the name Gael has gained popularity as a boy's name in various cultures around the world. It is often chosen by parents who want a name that exudes strength, individuality, and a sense of mystery. Gael is a name that carries a sense of intrigue and curiosity, making it a distinctive choice for a boy who is destined to stand out in a crowd.

Overall, the name Gael embodies a sense of wanderlust, independence, and originality, making it a fitting choice for parents who want their son to embrace his uniqueness and thrive in his own way.

Origin: English

Joyful. Abbreviation of Abigail. Gael is a term for descendants of the ancient Celts in Scotland; Ireland and the Isle of Man.

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Overall UK ranking: 1448 out of 4789

17 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Gael

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Gael from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Gael in 2024