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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 "noble aristocrat". 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.

There is 1 feminine form of Gene: Gina.


Popularity

Gene is a very popular first name for males (#200 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40659 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gene for boys (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gene name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gene and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eugene and Gene. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eugene, Gene in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Gene is also pronounced similarly to June. Other suggested similar baby names are Dene, Gaine, Gayne, Gere, Gino, Gun, Gunn and Rene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Gene.

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