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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gemini

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Gem"i*ni
A constellation of the zodiac, containing the two bright stars Castor and Pollux; also, the third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about May 20th.

Etymology: L., twins, pl. of geminus; cf. Skr. j�mi related as brother or sister

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20
  2. A zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
  3. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
Wiktionary

From Latin geminī, plural of geminus (“twin”).

  1. (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a pair of twins. It contains the stars Castor and Pollux.
  2. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the twins, ruled by Mercury and covering May 22 - June 21 (tropical astrology) or June 16 - July 15 (sidereal astrology).
  3. Someone with a Gemini star sign

Gemini was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Gemini

Gemini Ganesan was an actor. His career lasted from 1947 to 2002. Gemini was given the name Ganapathi Subramania Sarma on November 17th, 1920 in Pudukkottai. Gemini is also known as Kadhal Mannan, Gemini Ganesh, and Gemini Mama. He left this life on March 22nd, 2005.

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Gemini is an electronic dance music, electro house, future garage, dubstep, drum, and bass musician. He has been prominent since 2010. Gemini was given the name Thomas Edward Slinger on June 7th, 1990 in Leicester, UK. Gemini is also known as Slinger and Thomas.

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Gemini was born on December 21st, 1973. Gemini is also known as Adams-Holmes and Gemini.

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Gemini Sitoy is an athlete for the M. Lhuiller Jewelers F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gemini

Sage the Gemini is a hip hop music musician. He has been prominent since 2008. Sage was given the name Dominic Wynn Woods on June 20th, 1992 in Fairfield, California, or San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Gemini is an electronic dance music, electro house, future garage, dubstep, drum, and bass musician. He has been prominent since 2010. Gemini was given the name Thomas Edward Slinger on June 7th, 1990 in Leicester, UK. Gemini is also known as Slinger and Thomas.

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How popular is the baby name Gemini in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 13 13 0
1969 5 5 0
1973 5 0 5
1974 9 9 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 5 0 5
1981 7 7 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 11 6 5
1993 6 0 6
1994 5 0 5
1995 7 0 7
1996 8 8 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 19 14 5
2000 26 18 8
2001 23 18 5
2002 29 23 6
2003 15 15 0
2004 17 8 9
2005 22 12 10
2006 21 15 6
2007 21 11 10
2008 18 11 7
2009 29 18 11
2010 18 5 13
2011 24 15 9
2012 21 12 9
2013 21 13 8
2014 26 19 7
2015 24 11 13
2016 35 19 16
2017 28 14 14

Fun Facts about the name Gemini

  • How Popular is the name Gemini? Gemini is the 15,042nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gemini have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 569 babies born with the first name Gemini in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gemini to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gemini? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Gemini first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gemini is Thursday, May 28th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Gemini born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gemini was in 2002 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Gemini Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gemini is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Gemini: Your name in reverse order is Inimeg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enmgii. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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