Back to School at FamilyEducation.com
     
 

First name origin & meaning:

French: Merry

First name variations: Abagail, Abbagail, Abbagale, Abbegail, Abbegale, Abbygail, Abbeygale, Abbygale, Abigale, Abegail, Abegale, Abbiegail, Abbigael, Abbigail, Abby, Abbie, Gail, Abigail, Gaia, Gaiah, Gaiea, Gaea, Gaetan, Gaetane, Gaetanah, Gaetanna, Gaetanne, Gaitana, Gaitane, Gaitanah, Gaitann, Gaetana, Gale, Galatea, Gael, Gaela, Gaell, Gail, Gaelen, Gaellen, Galane, Galean, Galleene, Gallen, Galyn, Galyne, Galen, Gae, Gai, Gaea, Gaia, Gaige, Gaig, Gager, Gage, Gainsborough, Gainor, Gains, Gaines, Gail, Gaile, Gale, Gaelor, Gaelord, Gailard, Gaillard, Gailor, Gailord, Gallard, Vouga, Nonna

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English and French: nickname for a lighthearted or cheerful person, from Middle English, Old French gai. In Middle English the term could also mean ‘wanton’, ‘lascivious’ and this sense may lie behind the surname in some instances.
  2. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in Normandy called Gaye, from an early proprietor bearing a Germanic personal name cognate with Wade.
  3. probably from the Catalan personal name Gai (Latin Gaius), or in some cases a nickname from Catalan gay ‘cheerful’.
  4. Variant of German Gau.
  5. North German: from a Frisian personal name Gay.
  6. A Congregational clergyman and one of the forerunners of the Unitarian movement in New England, Ebenezer Gay (1696–1787) was born in Dedham, MA, which had been founded by his grandfather, John Gay, who came to America from Wiltshire, England, about 1630 and settled in Watertown, MA. Ebenezer’s great-grandson Howard was editor of the American Anti-Slavery Standard.
Comments for Abbagayle
 
     

highlights

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit BICFightForYourWrite.com to sign our petition to save handwriting!

14 Back-to-School Fashion Trends for 2014
Send your kids back to school looking sharp! Check out 2014's hottest back-to-school fashion trends, from clothes to shoes and accessories.

Put a Stop to Bedtime Struggles
Steer clear of tears at bedtime with these helpful bedtime tips and this printable bedtime routine checklist for kids.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Find out what is happening in each day of your pregnancy!

My due date:

Pregnancy Day By Day