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Gage

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How popular is the baby 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 2,766 14 2,752
2005 2,715 16 2,699
2006 2,695 10 2,685
2007 2,740 6 2,734
2008 2,862 11 2,851
2009 2,891 11 2,880
2010 2,565 8 2,557
2011 2,506 6 2,500
2012 2,274 8 2,266
2013 2,153 7 2,146
2014 1,937 6 1,931
2015 1,518 0 1,518

Want to know about the popularity of the Gage baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54,518 babies born with the name Gage in the United States. That's more than enough Gages to occupy the country of Marshall Islands with an estimated population of 54,305 (as of July 1, 2010). 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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gage" ranks #37 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 17 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 2,740 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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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.

Origin and Meaning of Gage

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Gage
Senses
  1. A pledge or pawn; something laid down or given as a security for the performance of some act by the person depositing it, and forfeited by nonperformance; security."Nor without gages to the needy lend." [Sandys.]
  2. A glove, cap, or the like, cast on the ground as a challenge to combat, and to be taken up by the accepter of the challenge; a challenge; a defiance."There I throw my gage." [Shak.]

Etymology: F. gage, LL. gadium wadium; of German origin; cf. Goth. wadi, OHG. wetti weti, akin to E. wed. See Wed, and cf. Wage (n.)

noun Gage
A variety of plum; as, the greengage; also, the blue gage, frost gage, golden gage, etc., having more or less likeness to the greengage. See Greengage.

Etymology: So called because an English family named Gage imported the greengage from France, in the last century

verb Gage
Senses
  1. To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge.(Obs)"A moiety competent Was gaged by our king." [Shak.]
  2. To bind by pledge, or security; to engage."Great debts Wherein my time, sometimes too prodigal, Hath left me gaged." [Shak.]

Etymology: Cf. F. gager. See Gage (n.), a pledge

noun Gage
A measure or standard. See Gauge (n.)
verb Gage
To measure. See Gauge (v. t.)
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  2. Street names for marijuana
  3. Place a bet on

Other Inspirations for the Name Gage

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Gage Skidmore

Alternative Meanings

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

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

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Past life for Gage born May 8, 1948

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 800. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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