Gene

Gene - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gene appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #321. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gene and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gene? 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 Gene. The baby boy name Gene was given to 17 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2472 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 96,533 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gene peaked in popularity 91 years ago in 1928 on position 62.



Famous with this name

Gene Hackman
Gene Kelly
Gene Wilder


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Gene is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gene is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #1,474 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,549.

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 Gene is where you live.


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Gene origin and meaning

Gene is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Gene, pop culture references for the name Gene and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gene

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

Gino / Gianni / Gannon / Gian / Geno / Giacomo / Gionni / Gwyn / Gina / Guinn /

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
20122472
20113029
20102334
20091973
20082015
20071723
20061761
20051773
20041575
20031660
20021439
20011337
20001252
1999959
19981013
1997925
1996885
1995818
1994725
1993715
1992681
1991573
1990631
1989593
1988538
1987513
1986504
1985472
1984428
1983420
1982413
1981404
1980373
1979358
1978361
1977346
1976356
1975322
1974317
1973289
1972263
1971252
1970248
1969224
1968216
1967210
1966203
1965193
1964183
1963191
1962201
1961183
1960174
1959163
1958167
1957169
1956170
1955152
1954151
1953143
1952138
1951126
1950122
1949119
1948111
1947103
194698
1945100
194495
194389
194282
194171
194070
193969
193865
193763
193666
193566
193467
193366
193264
193164
193070
192967
192862
192772
192691
1925112
1924135
1923137
1922143
1921171
1920169
1919190
1918193
1917208
1916211
1915216
1914225
1913253
1912275
1911278
1910321

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida1474
California1549

Even more about Gene


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 Gene 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 Gene?

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
1928
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Gene
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 96,533
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +17

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