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What does Gauge mean?

Gauge Pronunciation of Gauge [gauge] as a boys' name is of Old French derivation, and the name Gauge means "pledge, oath". Gauge is a variant form of Gage (Old French).


Gauge has 1 variant: Gaige.

Creative forms:
(male) Gauger, Gaugo, ..

(female) Gauger, Gaune, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gauge Messiah (G.M.), ..

How popular is Gauge?

Gauge is an uncommon first name for men. Gauge is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Gauge entered the list in 1998 and reached its apex rank of #721 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #885 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gauge name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gauge outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gage (#242 in recent rankings) and Gaige (#1308) are the prominent variation forms of Gauge (#885 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Gauge was at its apex in the year 2009 (adoption of 0.18%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.1%, 43%). Gauge is the most contemporarily stylish boy name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gauge, Gage, Gaige in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gauge and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aage, Gabe, Gabie, Gable, Gaile, Gaine, Gale, Garve, Gayle, Gayne, Grange, Lange, Page, Paige, Payge, Range, Sage, Saige, Sarge and Sayge. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gauge.

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