There are multiple origins and translations for the name Gay:
1. Comes from the Old French word gai which actually means - "cheerful, happy, jolly, cheery, joyful, joyous, glad". Full form of Gaylord.
2. Diminutive form of the name Gabriel semantics - "strong man of God (El)".
3. Hebrew (גיא) and interpretation is - "valley, ravine, gorge, gulch, glen".
4. Greek name and definition is - "earthborn, born by Gaia (earth)".
May also refer to Gay (feminine name ).