Baby Names, Baby Name Meanings

Gene meaning, boyGene

Rate Gene: Do you like this name?

Get creative with Gene | Add to list (0)

Gene meaning and name origin

Gene \ge-ne\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Gene), is pronounced jeen. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Gene is "well-born, noble". Short form of Eugene. Used as an independent name since the late 19th century. Geno is an Italian short form. Actors Gene Kelly, Gene Wilder, Gene Hackman; jazz musician Gene Krupa.

Gene has 3 variant forms: Genio, Geno and Jeno.

Baby names that sound like Gene are Keane, Gayne, Gaine, Gino, Gunn, Gun, June, Kane, Keyne, Keene, Ken and Kenn.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Gene.

Popularity of Gene

Gene is a very popular first name for men (#200 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40659 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Gene compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Gene only.

Popularity of name Gene
Popularity of Gene