Gail

Gail is a girl name and means father of exaltation. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \gail\. Other similar names and variants include: Gael, Gahl, Gaila, Gaile, Gaill, Gal, Gale, Galia, Gayel, Gayelle, Gayla, Gayle, Gayleen, Gaylene, Gayline, Gayll, Gaylla, Gaylle. Gail is a very popular first name for women (#155 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#22274 out of 88799).
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Famous actors named Gail and their movies

Gail Russell
Gail Russell

Born on September 21, 1924

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 20

El Paso

Directed by: Lewis R. Foster

Starring: John Payne, Gail Russell, Sterling Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Salty O'Rourke

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Alan Ladd, Gail Russell, William Demarest, Stanley Clements

Angel and the Badman

Angel and the Badman

Directed by: James Edward Grant

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot

Country: United States of America

Our Hearts Were Growing Up

Directed by: William D. Russell

Starring: Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, Brian Donlevy, Billy De Wolfe

Gail O'Grady
Gail O'Grady

Born on January 23, 1963

  • Age: 58
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 4

Celtic Pride

Directed by: Tom DeCerchio

Starring: Damon Wayans, Daniel Stern, Dan Aykroyd, Gail O'Grady

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Bruce Reisman

Starring: Kris Black, Joe Mantegna, Gail O'Grady, Suzanne Happ

Nobody's Perfect

Nobody's Perfect

Directed by: Robert Kaylor

Starring: Chad Lowe, Gail O'Grady, Patrick Breen, Kim Flowers

That Old Feeling

That Old Feeling

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Bette Midler, Dennis Farina, Paula Marshall, Gail O'Grady

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Famous writers named Gail and their books

Gail Godwin
Gail Godwin

Born on June 18, 1937

  • Age: 84
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 14
Gail Godwin
Gail Godwin

Born on June 19, 1937

  • Age: 84
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
A Mother And Two Daughters

A Mother And Two Daughters

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"A big, entertaining novel...Rich in character and place and humanity...Gail Godwin is a wonderful writer."THE BOSTON GLOBEAt the death of Leonard Strickland, beloved Southern gentleman, husband and father, his family is

Gail Caldwell
Gail Caldwell
  • No. of books: 6
Let'S Take The Long Way Home

Let'S Take The Long Way Home

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey met over their dogs. Gail Caldwell and Caroline Knapp (author of Drinking: A Love Story) became best friends, talking about everything from their love of books and

Gail McHugh
Gail McHugh
  • No. of books: 6
Pulse

Pulse

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From the New York Times bestselling indie author, the conclusion to the sexy contemporary romance that began in Collide, about a woman torn between her seemingly perfect boyfriend and a dark,

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Gail a popular name?

Over the years Gail was most popular in 1951. According to the latest US census information Gail ranks #69th while according to famousnames.vip Gail ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Gail?

According to the US census in 2018, 19 girls were born named Gail, making Gail the #10333rd name more popular among girl names. In 1951 Gail had the highest rank with 10065 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Gail?

Gail is #10333rd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Gail more popular ?

The name Gail was more popular in 1951 with 10065 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Gail

The last time a baby was named Gail was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Gail?

In 2020 there were 19 baby girls named Gail.

Who is a famous person named Gail?

There a several famous people named Gail, for example actress Gail Russell, actress Gail O'Grady.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Gail?

A famous actor/actress named Gail is Gail Russell, starring in 4 movies, including El Paso and Salty O'Rourke.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Gail?

There are 2 actors named Gail including Gail Russell and Gail O'Grady who appeared in movies such as El Paso and Celtic Pride.

How many famous writers are named Gail?

There are 4 writers named Gail including Gail Godwin and Gail Godwin who wrote books such as Old Lovegood Girls and A Mother And Two Daughters.