Gage

Gage - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gage, meaning oath, pledge, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1978 on position #2130. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gage and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gage? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gage. The baby boy name Gage was given to 2,235 baby boys in 2012, ranking #172 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 734 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gage peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2003 on position 136.



Famous with this name

Gage Tarrant
Kevin Gage
Gage Clarke


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Gage is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gage is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #58 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #402.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gage is where you live.


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Gage origin and meaning

Gage is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means oath, pledge. To see famous people named Gage, pop culture references for the name Gage and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gage

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gage, sorted by popularity.

Guy / Gus / Gaige / Gauge / Gussie / Guss / Gio / Gay / Geza / Gyasi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012172
2011154
2010152
2009141
2008146
2007149
2006155
2005151
2004145
2003136
2002140
2001143
2000164
1999177
1998168
1997193
1996202
1995200
1994224
1993280
1992330
1991316
1990363
1989782
19881562
19871906
19862133
19851321
19841704
19782130

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota58
West Virginia72
Idaho75
Montana80
Nebraska83
Oklahoma88
Maine90
Kansas96
Indiana98
Missouri99
Ohio100
Wyoming101
Arkansas115
Kentucky118
Minnesota119
New Hampshire121
Iowa124
Louisiana125
Pennsylvania126
Michigan129
Mississippi136
Tennessee136
Wisconsin145
Washington149
Oregon149
Colorado151
South Dakota152
Alaska153
Arizona168
North Carolina171
Nevada187
New Mexico190
Texas190
South Carolina197
Utah199
Virginia210
Florida211
Illinois224
Maryland231
Alabama232
Georgia255
California275
Massachusetts330
New York364
Connecticut371
New Jersey402

Even more about Gage


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gage a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gage?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2003
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Gage
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 734
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1978
2012 births +2,235

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