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I personally love the name Gail. My wonderful music teacher is named Gail, but it is not short for anything. Because of my association with Gail, I always think of music blowing on the wind.
-- knittinghobo  6/6/2006
Maybe this would be a good name for a weather forecaster.
-- Anonymous User  7/2/2006
Gail Wynand of Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead.
-- eostre  8/3/2006
My research shows that the spelling, "Gail" is derived from the Old English spelling for "gaily", meaning "happy", as is the spelling "Gayle". The spelling "Gale" is simply an English synonym for "wind storm".

Also worthy of note: The Gaels were originally an Irish tribe who have subsequently spread to Scotland and the Isle of Man, and appear to be the originators of the Gaelic language.
-- leananshae  12/3/2007
The name doesn't have the most pleasant of sounds because of the dark ''L'' sound, but I prefer it to Abigail. At least the name is short and simple, and it doesn't sound like a trailer trash or ghetto name. It's quite plain and boring, but it's still better than Abigail, as the nickname Abby makes me think of little girls and convents. This is a mature enough name.
-- slight night shiver  5/25/2008
This is my mom's name! I like the name, but I get irritated when people spell her name wrong, a lot of people spell it Gale.
-- LauraJune  6/25/2008
My name is Gail and I have never met another Gail under the age of 50. I'm 15 but what I have noticed is that when I'm reading movie credits or author's names and stuff the most creative of jobs are given to Gails. It is my belief that Gail is a creative and normally well liked [personality].
-- gailxinfamous  8/12/2008
Gail is a Hebrew name. Gail means Joy of the father.
-- marjan duijsens  3/4/2009
Gail Macaulay, played by Ann Blyth, is the main character of the touching 1950 movie Our Very Own. Gail is the oldest daughter of a typical American family who finds out when she turns 18 that she was adopted, and the movie follows her as she moved from anger and hurt to acceptance. I never really thought about this name much before seeing this movie, but though it isn't my favorite it has a nice sound and a pleasant connotation.
-- britto08  5/27/2010
Comic book writer Gail Simone is a famous bearer.
-- a short fazed hovel  11/4/2011

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