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gale

FORM OF:
gail
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
'ĂBı̂YGAYIL / 'ĂBı̂YGAL > AVIGáYIL
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
AVIGáYIL (אֲבִיגַיִל)
MEANING:
This is a feminine given name derived from the name of the Jewish dancer "'Ăbı̂ygayil / 'Ăbı̂ygal > Avigáyil," meaning "father rejoices" or "father's joy." Abigail was the wife of Nabal and later of King David in the Hebrew Bible (Book of Samuel). She is described as intelligent and beautiful and considered one of the great female prophetesses of the Bible. The name became common, especially among the Puritans, after the Protestant Reformation. Abigail Adams (1744–1818) Abigail Adams, (née Smith) (1744–1818), was the wife of John Adams, 2nd President of the United States. Adams is remembered for the letters she wrote to her husband while he was in Philadelphia during the Continental Congresses. Gail, a short form, was very popular in the United States between 1945 to 1955.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL

Usage

  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
abigail, abigayle, abegail, abigaille, Abigall
finnish
abigail, abegail, Abigale, Abbygail, Abigal
swedish
abigail, abigayle, abigael, abegail, Abigaila, Abegaelle, Abegale, Abigale, Abbigail, Abbygail, Abigal, Abigahil, Abigajil, Abigajl, Abigayil, ABIGAYL, Abigel
PET & SHORT FORM
english
abbey, abby, abbi, gail, gaila, gayla, abi, abbie, ABBE, Abbye, Aby, Gal
finnish
gail, GaeL, Gayle
swedish
gail, gaila, gayla, GaeL, Gayle

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
african - eastern
Ábígẹlì
ancient greek
Abigaía
czech
abigail
danish
abigail, abigael, abegail
dutch
abigaËl
french
abigaËl, Abigaïl
german
abigail
greenlandic
Âpikâtdle
hawaiian
apikalia
hebrew
abigail, avigail, 'avigayil, Abhigayil
hungarian - magyar
abigÉl
icelandic
abigael, Abígael
irish
abigail
latin
abigail
macedonian
Avigeja
norwegian
abigail, abigael, abegail
portuguese
abigail
russian
Avigeya
scottish
abigail
spanish
abigail, Abigaíl
welsh
abigail

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

7
Numerological Values:
7

Number 7 individuals are analytical and inquisitive. They have a thirst for knowledge and often make great academics, researchers or scientists. They have a strong sense of independence and tend to do things their own way. Number 7 individuals are believed to be self-reliant and may come across as reserved.

Chakra Number:
7: The number of the Crown Chakra "Sahasrara"

Violet is the color of the crown chakra and it is the color of cosmic awareness and cosmic consciousness. It is a unifying color, the color of oneness and spirituality. The energy of this color is very healing and can soothe away pain. Learn more about this powerful spiritual color.

Color meaning:

The color violet relates to the imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It is an introspective color, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts. The difference between violet and purple is that violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue. Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
GALE JEANNE-MARIE SENS
GALE SONG THE LUMINEERS

Notable people and personalities​

Gale Ann Hurd (born 1955), American Film Producer And Screenwriter
Gale Benson (1944–1972), British Model And Socialite
Gale Gordon (1906–1995), American Actor
Gale Norton (born 1954), 48th United States Secretary Of The Interior
Gale Storm (1922–2009), American Actress