Gay m

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


Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

English name

1) Male usage of Gay f [1]

2) Irish pet form of Gabriel [1]

Related Names

Gay Finish Swedish


Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gay
Genitive: Gayn
Partitive: Gayta / Gaytä
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


No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gay.

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,