Female, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Gayla

Gayla is an English female name, an elaborated form of Gayle, which is either a variant of Gail, itself a short form of Abigail meaning “my father is joy” or “father’s joy”; or Gayle could be a variant spelling of Gale, an English word referring to a strong wind, which ultimately derives from a PIE root word.

Origin: Proto-Semitic; Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “my father is joy” or “father’s joy”; “strong wind”

Usage: English

Variants:

  • Gaila (English)
  • Gayle (English)
  • Gale (English)
  • Gail (English)

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