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The meaning of Gayle is 'joy of the father' and it is of English origin. It is a modern version of the Middle English name Gale and is derived from the Norman word 'gail', meaning ‘cheerful' or 'jovial’. It was originally a shorter variant of Abigail. In its Hebrew origins, the name is derived from Abigail, which means 'my father rejoices' or 'gives joy'. Some of the famous people named Gayle include Gayle King and Gayle Rankin, among others. Gayle King is a well-known American author, TV personality and a broadcast journalist for CBS News. At CBS, she is a co-host on the 'This Morning Show', which is a news programme. She has won a number of awards for her work as a journalist, including three Emmys. She was also selected for the TIME 100 and as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine. Another is the British actress Gayle Rankin. She is known for her roles as Queen Victoria in 'The Greatest Showman' and as the She-Wolf in Netflix's hit TV show, 'GLOW'.

Movies & TV featuring Gayle

Movies

TV

Actors

Allen/Gayle - (2011)
Crystal Gayle in Concert - (2005)
The Men Who Speak Gayle - (2020)
Gayle Tuesday: The Comeback - (2010)

Music featuring Gayle

Songs

Artists

Albums

Jazzmatic (feat. Stephanie Gayle)

Locations featuring Gayle

Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium
Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria
Gayle's Best Ever Grilled Cheese
Gayles Restaurant

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