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GAY

as a Last Name

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44,196
people in the U.S. have this name View Gay on WhitePages Raquote

Meaning & Origins

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.
1,013th in the U.S.

Nicknames & variations

Guy, Gao, Gaw, Gau, Goy, Gai, Ga, Gaa, Gey, Giy

Quick facts

Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
44,196
to be exact
Georgia
has the most people named Gay per capita

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