English gay = 'blithe', 'cheerful' 
For male forms see Gay m
|Partitive:||Gayta / Gaytä|
Due to its additional meaning 'homosexual', the name has dropped out of use in English-speaking countries
|Female ♀||Male ♂|
|#: 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.