Gael Origin and Meaning

The name Gael is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "wild".

Now that the midcentury sound-alike name Gail for girls is sailing out to sea, Gael is becoming an increasingly popular name for boys -- and could make the gender switch in the opposite direction again.

Famous People Named Gael

  • Gael Andersondaughter of Jethro Tull leadman Ian Anderson, and wife of English actor Andrew Lincoln
  • Lindsay Gael Christian Elaine Armausinger in Irish band B*witched