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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.GAY
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Meaning & History

From the English word gay meaning "gay, happy". By the mid-20th century the word had acquired the additional meaning of "homosexual", and the name has subsequently dropped out of use.
VariantsGaye, Gae

Categories

word names, Y vowels
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute