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The table below indicates the number of times the name Gail has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gail
Use of the Name Gail for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
8,305 661 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gail has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gail first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1881, which is the first year shown on the table.  Gail last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1986, 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 boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gail
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1881  8705
188278977078
1883  7228
1884  8158
1885  52917
1886890667312
1887  8159
1888860767415
1889916659219
1890  58820
1891801747829
18926561162621
18935521349331
18946901063322
18955861351633
1896795949336
1897992652532
18986771157532
1899811852832
1900935966329
19016161263825
19027071165726
19035321759131
19047021256536
19059558  
19067221261734
19075681962736
19087621371530
19099731071232
19105732574133
19116562376932
19126724068953
19135556168458
191452488550103
1915458144551136
1916462151456197
1917448158434218
1918454171465206
1919444177492186
1920469170525180
1921460178481205
1922467174627138
1923418207575156
1924472171566166
1925451178563163
1926441189484207
1927553124517184
1928455175528174
1929483147520171
1930485149478197
1931493135416238
1932454156337355
1933414171263540
19343722131641,179
19353951921261,798
19363662201022,341
1937371217992,634
1938408193773,216
1939384217733,349
1940423190653,626
1941413199683,604
1942405225604,449
1943423212554,803
1944434196554,517
1945458167524,825
1946437209496,223
1947470203497,239
1948469202516,600
1949458207517,213
1950508174428,349
1951508177369,873
1952541169399,767
1953572155399,576
1954692108379,708
1955683115428,966
1956703110498,448
1957739103547,933
195878989726,609
1959747104756,356
1960  905,413
196189074944,967
1962932661034,382
1963  1064,103
1964  1253,448
1965  1342,856
1966  1512,303
1967  1642,024
1968  1801,799
1969  1991,572
1970  2201,426
1971  2471,185
1972  267992
1973  313744
1974  345631
1975  369561
1976  427475
1977  485391
1978  494393
1979  535350
1980  609301
1981  626289
1982  591306
1983  627275
1984  702237
1985  835194
1986  998155
Totals:  8,305 199,937

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gail as a boy's name about 3% of the time and more frequently (about 96% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Gail appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 75 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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