Gay f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Gay m for the male version.

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English gay = 'blithe', 'cheerful' [1]

Related Names

Gay
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Gaye
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Swedish

For male forms see Gay m

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gay
Genitive: Gays
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gay
Genitive: Gayn
Partitive: Gayta / Gaytä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gay
Genitive: Gays
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gay
Genitive: Gays

Further Information

Due to its additional meaning 'homosexual', the name has dropped out of use in English-speaking countries

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
4 25 50 80
Denmark Denmark[3]
8 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
7 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a. 23 n.a. 14
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gay.

Sources: [2] [3] [4] [5]

References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi