Given Name GAY

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: GAY  [details]

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.

Categories

word names, Y vowels
VARIANTS: Gaye, Gae
Entry updated July 2, 2008