Gay as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Gay?

We estimate that there are 11,967 people named Gay who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Gay is the 1,291st most common for women, and the 2,151st most common overall.

How Old are People Named Gay?

The average person named Gay is 69.18 years old.

Is Gay a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

Fewer than 5 people named Gay were born in the U.S. in 2023.

The popularity of Gay peaked in 1943, when it was the 315th most popular name for baby girls.

Is Gay a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Gay is mostly a female name, but there are some men named Gay. 96.5% of people named Gay are female, while 3.5% are male.

Facts About the Name Gay