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Meaning and name origin
Gage \g(a)-ge\ as a boy's name is pronounced gage. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Gage is "pledge, oath". Occupational name for someone whose job was to gauge or measure something, or for a moneylender who took pledges (French gage). The British General Thomas Gage was Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.
Gage is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1869 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gage for boys (2015 statistics).
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