Gael Origin and Meaning

The name Gael is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Welsh, Breton origin meaning "Gaelic".
This cross-cultural name, found in Wales, Brittany, and Spain, is a surprise star in the U.S. in recent years, largely thanks to actor Gael Garcia Bernal. It's especially popular in Texas.
# 104 in the US

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Famous People Named Gael

  • Gael Garcia BernalMexican film actor, director
  • Gaël Yanno (b. 1961)French politician representing New Caledonia
  • Gaël Monthurel (b. 1966)French handball player
  • Gaël Morel (b. 1972)French film director
  • Gaël Touya (b. 1973)French fencer
  • Gaël Leforestier (b. 1975)French television host
  • Gaël Tallec (b. 1976)French rugby player
  • Gaël Pencreach (b. 1977)French runner
  • Gaël Danic (b. 1981)French footballer
  • Gaël Givet (b. 1981)French footballer
  • Gaël Angoula (b. 1982)French footballer
  • Gaël Germany (b. 1983)French footballer
  • Gaël da Silva (b. 1984)French gymnast
  • Gaël Clichy (b. 1985)French footballer
  • Gaël Monfils (b. 1986)French tennis player
  • Gaël Quérin (b. 1987)French decathlete
  • Gaël N’Lundulu (b. 1992)French footballer
  • Gaël Etock (b. 1993)Belgian footballer
  • Gaël Fickou (b. 1994)French rugby player
  • Gael Margulies (b. 1994)Israeli footballer

Gael in Pop Culture

  • "The Gael" is the theme song of the 1992 movie Last of the Mohicans.
  • Gaelcharacter played by guest start Enrique Iglesias on How I Met Your Mother