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The name Gayle is a diminutive form of Abigail.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gayle 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 Gayle
Use of the Name Gayle for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
59,860 23,844 295 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gayle has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gayle first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1891, which is the first year shown on the table.  Gayle last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1982, 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 Gayle
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18919659  
1892    
1893    
1894    
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898  9227
189994512  
1900    
1901    
190282918  
1903    
1904    
190583220  
1906    
190785420  
1908  9799
190997618  
1910    
1911    
191284935  
191384639  
191479054  
19157258496942
191666010780159
191760712784957
191863512587658
1919661112  
192071810291657
192171210693057
192272010291658
19237818782867
192471510875578
192573510173978
19267339878569
19277319670286
192864611968885
192967810768581
193057814065789
193150116661095
1932442224557113
1933414239500126
1934282478436166
1935237705460152
1936228715406180
1937225718465145
1938211803476150
1939206843509124
19401771,084499137
19411861,005518131
19421841,193632101
19431671,421550131
19441731,236522135
19451561,491540123
19461411,920533145
19471282,484589133
19481412,064605125
19491372,293630117
19501332,36668998
19511242,822696101
19521352,633690102
19531352,66973694
19541472,49886472
19551462,48483577
19561632,28793564
19571732,18799558
19581861,94294964
19591941,831  
19602201,488  
19612281,447  
19622501,264  
19632701,106  
19642711,108  
1965281953  
1966318776  
1967332696  
1968346650  
1969373618  
1970418535  
1971457448  
1972527322  
1973597264  
1974600263  
1975766185  
1976750193  
1977864169  
1978844175  
1979933158  
1980    
1981996146  
1982987149  
Totals:  59,860 4,296

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gayle as a girl's name about 93% of the time and less frequently (about 6% 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 Gayle appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 76 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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