• 1k Kage
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Kage

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Kage
A chantry chapel inclosed with lattice or screen work.
  1. (archaic) A chantry chapel enclosed with latticework or screenwork.

kage was also found in the following language(s): Danish and Japanese

Notable Persons With the Name Kage

Kage Baker was a science fiction and fantasy writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 2010. Kage was born on June 10th, 1952 in Hollywood, California, United States. She left this life on January 31st, 2010.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kage

Hervé Kage is a soccer player for the K.V. Kortrijk, R.S.C. Anderlecht, RKC Waalwijk, Royale Union Saint-Gilloise, R. Charleroi S.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., K.A.A. Gent, K.R.C. Genk, and Belgium national under-21 football team. Hervé was born on April 10th, 1989 in Kinshasa.


Wilhelm Kåge was a noteworthy somebody. Wilhelm was born on March 6th, 1889. He died on November 25th, 1960.


Ivar Kåge was an actor. He was most prominent from 1913 to 1949. Ivar was born on February 21st, 1881 in Stockholm. He passed away on April 21st, 1951.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1992 13 0 13
1994 6 0 6
1995 21 0 21
1996 16 0 16
1997 16 0 16
1998 30 0 30
1999 35 0 35
2000 40 0 40
2001 44 0 44
2002 35 0 35
2003 45 0 45
2004 37 0 37
2005 46 0 46
2006 53 0 53
2007 54 0 54
2008 64 0 64
2009 85 0 85
2010 81 0 81
2011 70 0 70
2012 83 0 83
2013 62 0 62
2014 83 0 83
2015 67 0 67

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Popularity of Kage as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kage U.S.
  White 79.32% 64.26%
  African American 11.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kage

People with the last name Kage are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kage

  • How Popular is the name Kage? Kage is the 9,689th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kage was the 45,189th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kage have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,086 babies born with the first name Kage in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kage to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kage? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Kage first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kage is Monday, April 16th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Kage born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kage was in 2009 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Kage Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kage is not a popular baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Kage: Your name in reverse order is Egak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gaek. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kage? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 474 people with the last name Kage.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kage? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kage as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Kage mean?

Kis for keen, your sense of honesty.

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Gis for gem, the jewel you are.

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

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  • Sources:
  • 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)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.