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Pronunciation

geɪl

Origin

French

Meaning

Gael is a French Breton name from the ancient Gaelic word for… Gaelic! The Gaels were a branch of the Celtic people originating in Ireland, spreading to Scotland, France and then to the Americas and Oceania. This special name has its own name day, December 17th, giving all Gaels the right to not just one celebration a year, but two!

Rank in the year 2015

Gael was ranked #400 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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