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What does Gage mean?

Gage Pronunciation of Gage as a boys' 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH occupational, british (england), bay (tree), war


VARIANTS Gaige, Gauge



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How popular is Gage?

Gage is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2077 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Gage entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #136 in the U.S. in the year 2003, and is at #381 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Gage (#381 IN 2018) appearing in the Top 2000 are Gauge (#1434) and Gaige. These relations of Gage reached the height of their popularity in 2009 (AVERAGE #557) and are now much less popular (#1271, 70%), with forms such as Gage going out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aage, Ange, Gab, Gabe, Gabi, Gabie, Gable, Gaby, Gad, Gadi, Gael, Gaer, Gail, Gaile, Gaine, Gair, Gal, Gale, Galen, Gall, Galo, Galt, Gamel, Gard, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Gari, Garve, Gary, Gaven, Gay, Gayle, Gayne, Gaz, Gene, Gere, Gide, Glade, Gore, Grange, Graye, Inge, Lange, Lige, Osage, Page, Paige, Payge, Range, Sage, Saige, Sarge, Sayge and Tige. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gage.

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