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”
- Gaila (English)
- Gayle (English)
- Gale (English)
- Gail (English)