- this week

Gender: F Origin of Gale: Spelling variation of Gail

When Gail was popular, half a century ago, Gale was a plausible choice. Gale does put a slightly more masculine spin on the name, but it's dated in any version.

Famous People Named Gale

Gale Anne Hurd, American TV and film producer
Gale Henry, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Gale

Dorothy Gale, main character in "The Wizard of Oz"
Gale Ingersoll, character in TV series "LateLine"
Gale Weathers, character in movie "Scream"
A gale is a strong wind.