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Gay name image The name Gay is of English origin, and means gay.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gay has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gay
Use of the Name Gay for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
17,4336,18600000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gay has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gay first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  Gay last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1969, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gay
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
1883  9515
1884    
1885    
1886  8926
188775910  
1888700147778
188977012  
1890677167738
1891813128896
189269618  
189372817  
1894724178987
1895    
1896822169297
189790913  
189889815  
1899610268937
190087419  
190193613  
190285517  
190382018  
190491816  
190598215  
190697715  
190775325  
190889320  
190980126  
191084826  
191190923  
1912    
191391234  
191492541  
191585259  
191682068  
191780773  
191887867  
191984668  
192098156  
1921    
1922    
192388769  
192499759  
192582182  
192680482  
192781181  
192875489  
1929650115  
1930546155  
1931500166  
1932448217  
1933429227  
1934427236  
1935396265  
1936353320  
1937344340  
1938363323  
1939347338  
1940378307  
194134136898343
1942356387  
1943315485  
1944343397  
1945346393  
1946335488  
1947340541  
1948360471  
1949357487  
1950358483  
1951344538  
1952319642  
1953350577  
1954338634  
1955396494  
1956391526  
1957373585  
1958425488  
1959362682  
1960380627  
1961395595  
1962460447  
1963498380  
1964526350  
1965544303  
1966620235  
1967735177  
1968762170  
1969944127  
Totals:  17,433 97

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gay as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Gay appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 79 times during the last 125 years.


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