Given Name GAYLORD

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: GAY-lord   [details]

Meaning & History

From an English surname which was derived from Old French gaillard "high-spirited, boistrous". This name was rarely used after the mid-20th century, when the word gay acquired the slang meaning "homosexual".

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VARIANT: Gayelord
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