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Gene Meaning


What does Gene mean?

The name Gene is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Gene is "high born, noble".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "well born, of noble birth".

Gene is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Gene.

The Given Name Gene

Gene is a diminutive of Eugene. See Eugene for further details.

The name Gene, has a wonderfully elegant quality.

This 1 syllable name has strength and charm.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Gene Hackman, Gene Hickerson, and Gene Kelly.

Gene Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,182 in baby name popularity for boys with 63 occurrences. It ranked 12,836 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,748 in baby name popularity for boys with 88 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Gene has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Gene Name Popularity Page.

Gene Related Names

Gene is a diminutive of Eugene.

Famous Genes

  • Gene Hackman ~ Actor
  • Gene Hickerson ~ Football Player
  • Gene Kelly ~ Actor
  • Gene Sarazen ~ Golf Player
  • Gene Simmons ~ Musician
  • Gene Upshaw ~ Football Player
  • Gene Wilder ~ Actor

Gene Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Gene.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Gene are often messy and piercing but most of all they are read more >>

Gene Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Gene in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Gene.

Just for fun, see the name Gene in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Gene in Nautical Flags page.