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53k
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since 1880

Gage

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Measurer
  • #926 All Time
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How popular is the name "Gage" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 0 5
1916 7 0 7
1922 8 0 8
1923 5 0 5
1924 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1936 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1949 6 0 6
1951 7 0 7
1954 7 0 7
1955 5 0 5
1957 6 0 6
1959 5 0 5
1961 9 0 9
1966 8 0 8
1968 6 0 6
1969 6 0 6
1970 8 0 8
1971 6 0 6
1972 7 0 7
1973 21 0 21
1974 23 0 23
1975 20 0 20
1976 29 0 29
1977 21 0 21
1978 23 0 23
1979 20 0 20
1980 15 0 15
1981 17 0 17
1982 18 0 18
1983 11 0 11
1984 42 0 42
1985 63 0 63
1986 52 0 52
1987 51 0 51
1988 57 0 57
1989 171 0 171
1990 666 0 666
1991 815 6 809
1992 764 8 756
1993 997 6 991
1994 1,292 7 1,285
1995 1,510 11 1,499
1996 1,546 5 1,541
1997 1,709 8 1,701
1998 2,007 9 1,998
1999 1,968 13 1,955
2000 2,354 6 2,348
2001 2,772 13 2,759
2002 2,758 12 2,746
2003 2,948 11 2,937
2004 2,765 14 2,751
2005 2,715 16 2,699
2006 2,695 10 2,685
2007 2,736 6 2,730
2008 2,859 11 2,848
2009 2,891 11 2,880
2010 2,564 8 2,556
2011 2,504 6 2,498
2012 2,272 8 2,264
2013 2,150 7 2,143
2014 1,929 6 1,923

Want to know about the populiarty of Gage? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52,976 babies born with the name Gage in the United States. That's more than enough Gages to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gage" was in 2003 with a total of 2,937 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gages)

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gage" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 39 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of 2,758 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Gage popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gage" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gage as well as things modernly associated with the name Gage such as celebrities named Gage.

English

Origin and Meaning of Gage

The name "Gage" is of English origin, and it means "Measurer". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

G is for golden, memories you share.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Your name in reverse order is "Egag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eagg". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Gage born Mar 1, 1946

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Quebeck approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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