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The table below indicates the number of times the name Gale 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 Gale
Use of the Name Gale for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
11,620 1,570 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gale has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gale first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  Gale last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1970, 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 Gale
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18839495  
1884    
1885    
1886    
18878626  
1888    
1889    
1890    
1891    
1892    
189362911  
189460312  
1895    
1896    
189759213  
1898    
1899    
190086810  
190165311  
19028159  
190367112  
1904    
190576311  
1906    
190767915  
190859719  
190956122  
191094712  
191167722  
191265342  
191356759  
191451989  
1915555103  
1916536115  
1917522123  
1918473156  
1919495144  
1920463173  
1921421206  
1922456182  
1923387234  
1924387241  
1925432190  
1926436194  
1927382238  
1928449179  
1929453171  
1930417199  
1931438166  
1932372224  
1933369214  
193434025875778
1935351244584122
1936344249596122
1937321284553147
1938324291553152
1939321291393288
1940324306321389
1941340287366335
1942353296368366
1943351298347427
1944357281352383
1945349288321447
1946371304310564
1947351377271796
1948360349317600
1949381314320590
1950371332301660
1951375327276811
1952382323283820
1953438264264947
19544502552591,017
19555201962611,032
19565391932541,076
19576161542461,208
19586621332721,049
1959723111319855
1960692129393588
1961769101446475
196278395538329
196380090538323
196480189582290
196582181640234
196690764621234
196788766670205
1968  791161
196992868825156
1970  988126
Totals:  11,620 18,402

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gale as a boy's name about 38% of the time and as a girl's name about 61% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Gale appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 72 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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