How To Spell Gail?

Correct spelling: Gail

What does the abbreviation Gail mean?


foreigner; cheerful, happy
Gail as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Gail), is a variant of Gale (Irish, Gaelic, Old English), and the meaning of Gail is "foreigner; cheerful, happy". See also Gael.
  • gael,
  • gal,
  • gale,
  • Gayle,
  • Gaile,
  • Gaill,
  • Gaila,
  • Gayel,
  • Gayla,
  • Gaylene,
  • Gahl,
  • Galia,
  • Gayelle,
  • Gayleen,
  • Gayline,
  • Gayll,
  • Gaylla,
  • Gaylle.

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What are the rhymes for Gail?

  1. male, hale, wale, rael, calle, shale, yale, ail, kale, daile, wail, frail, gaile, trail, mail, crail, quail, tale, gael, gale, maile, dale, raile, kael, veil, cale, salle, tail, pale, dayle, hail, scale, zale, bail, sail, haile, nale, they'll, pail, quale, vail, vale, braille, snail, grail, ale, whale, jail, stale, reil, rail, nail, bale, gayle, cail, vaile, fail, sale, flail, balle, kail, dail;
  2. impale, derail, dorrell, marcell, jerrell, entail, unveil, capell, cardell, exhale, gorrell, ancell, bewail, tirrell, carrell, jarrell, mikael, detail, surveil, verrell, carvell, assail, lavell, avail, inhale, curtail, prevail, mikhail, cadell, levell, travail;
  3. avenell, averell, deverell;