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[geyl] /geɪl/
a female or male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “joy.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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fem. proper name, in some cases short for Abigail, or from the Hebrew root in that name meaning "rejoicing." Attained its greatest popularity in U.S. as a given name for girls born c.1945-1955.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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