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What does Gore mean?

Gore Pronunciation of Gore [gore] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Gore is "spear; wedge-shaped object". "Gore" is also an old term for a small, triangular-shaped piece of land, so this may be considered a place name, denoting an ancestor who lived on or near such a piece of land. Author Gore Vidal; politician Al Gore.

Associated with: old english, spear (warrior), old, small (little).


Gore has 1 variant: Goring.

Creative forms:
(male) Garre, Gire, ..

(female) Gole, Goria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gore Tristyn (G.T.), ..

How popular is Gore?

Gore is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1326 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gore has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Gore is alike in pronunciation to Gaer, Gair, Geir, Gower, Guaire and Gur. Other recommended names are Dore, Dre, Gabe, Gage, Gale, Gard, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Gari, Garve, Gary, Gene, Georg, George, Ger, Gere, Gerek, Gery, Gide, Gjord, Gjorn, Gomer, Goran, Gorav, Gorden, Gordie, Gordy, Goren, Gorin, Gorren, Gorten, Goyo, Greg, Grey, Guri, Gyrd, Imre, Jere, Moore, More, Tore, Torre, Tre, Vere and Ware. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gore.

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