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Gage

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Origin: Old French
Meaning: A Pledge

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This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Gage in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Gage:

  • Records indicate that 47,863 boys in the United States have been named Gage since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2003, when 2,929 people in the U.S. were given the name Gage. Those people are now 11 years old.

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    Comments about the name Gage

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      128 Positive Comments

  • "We named our son born in 2011 gage,we found it in a name book and loved that it meant a "pledge or promise" our baby (now named) gage was our rainbow baby ( a baby born after the loss of another baby) we loved the idea of gage,our promise the rainbow after our storm just like in the bible in the story of Noah. I love his name it really isn't to common whitch I love too!" Aug. 24, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "We had our son in 2006 and his name is Gage Talin. Hiss middle name is mine and my husbands names put together. We both had children from other marriages and before we decided to have a child together we had discussed names. Both of us had said Gage was what we both liked from our teen years watching pet cemetery. So years before we had him we both decided it was going to be Gage if we ever had a child. The name suits him perfectly and everyone loves it." Aug. 17, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My names Gage, im 18 years old, and because my mother gave the option of my name to my grandfather, I was either going to be malachai (sounded as maL ih Kai) or Gage, and I'm happy with my name, because of the weird names I'm decided to babe my first born son Skylar Mikal (pronounced Michael) Jericho, and my first born daughter Raine Evora Renee (Renee coming from my mother)" Jul. 15, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage in 1996 because I really liked the name and it was uncommon in my area at the time. Pretty sure I started a trend around here." Jun. 21, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Gage Michael Scott two middle names and we love it, I got it from a baby book and then added his two papas names 2013" May. 14, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Gage Daniel (Pet Semetary also LOL) plus he got his middle name from someone I was friends with in college that I lost touch with. There were barely any Gages in our area of upstate NY except for my husband's friend's nephew. Now, there is a step-cousin in his family with the name but spelled Gaige. There are no other Gages with is nice because kids think Gage's name is cool. LOL" Mar. 27, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born in 92 and we named him gage Mitchell . Most of his family call him Gagie. We love the name and I can't imagine him being any other name ! I'm a little disappointed in how common it's become but we still love it ." Oct. 18, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is gage, although people make childish remarks towards it, i love it. none has the name gage where i live." Oct. 14, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Gage Alan on December 2, 1987!! We LOVE the name!! It means Pledge or Promise. We did NOT get the name from pet cemetery..what a stupid book! We found the name in a baby book & wanted something a little different because between us we have 25 nephews! A few people have been "negative" about the name but most think it's great!! Would name him that again given the chance!" Sep. 29, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our 2yr olds name is Gage. Coudn't imagine our little maniac being anything but Gage!" Mar. 25, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage, he was born in 2002. I get alot of compliments on his name." Oct. 27, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage Ryen (ryen is his daddy's middle name). You really don't hear it everyday like John, James, ashley, Jessica etc...." Oct. 16, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son born june 24th 2011 is Named Gage Anthony :)" Sep. 11, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "my little boy's name is named gage and it was the best choice i ever made I think." May. 13, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Gage and I'm proud of it. To me It's the best name there is." Apr. 8, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "The name "gage" is extremely uncommon. We named our son Gage because it was uncommon. We also saw it in "Pet Cemetary" but that did not deter us. Our Gage is a 27 year old sergeant in the Marines. Before that he was an aspiring ballet dancer. Most people close to him call him "Gager"" Mar. 13, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Absolutely in love with this name. I fell in love with it when I was reading a Debbie MacComber Series. Dakota Home. One of the main character's is named Gage. Kinda takes the stigma out of it if you don't associate it with Gage Creed." Oct. 23, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage Robert born December 19th, 2006! Love it!" Aug. 9, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a son named Gage and we got the name off of the movie Pet Cemetery.His middle name is Carmen and our last name is Kelly.I like how it sounds together :Gage Kelly sounds like a movie star or something." May. 5, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Gage Edward and it fits him perfectly. I hope the name remains unique and not popular." Mar. 22, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My new grandsons name is Gage. His parents love to hunt & fish, so they dropped the U and went with Gage. (As in 12 gauge):)" Feb. 20, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is gage i am 13 years old. i love my name because it is rather rare." Feb. 18, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage Grady. He's 2. My friends said with a name like that he will have to be a wrestler. It IS a "perfect unique masculine name." I too got the name from Pet Cemetary!! LOVE that name! I have 2 other friends who recently had boys & named them Gage as well." Dec. 19, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is, Gage Matthew. He was born 7/07. I also got it from Pet Semetary.. I always loved that name and swore Thats what I would name my first son!! I love it!" Dec. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage Willis. He is 8 years old and he loves being the only Gage in his class." Dec. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • ""I named my son Gaige Michael. He was born August 26 1995. I got the name from pet semetary. Il Love the meaning (Gaige)PLEDGE(Michael)IN THE LOVE OF GOD" Dec. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage Saxon. He was born in 1995. I got it from a baby name book. However, when he was an infant I was approached by someone who asked about Pet Semetary since it was only 2 years old at the time. I was actually offended that someone would think that I named my new baby after a child that had been hit by a huge truck! Love the name...we considered it a "power name" at the time and thought it sounded like the name of someone who should be successful." Nov. 30, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just saw that someone else named their son Gage Christian which is what we named our son born on 10/11/10. We also didn't know that it was a name from the movie pet cemetery. Who cares! I love it! We have a son named Chase David as well." Nov. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i recently found out i was pregnant and as soon as i found out i instantly knew my boy name...i loved the name Gage from pet cemetary and i have that picked out for a boy spelled Gaige and for a girl i have Raylee!!!" Nov. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY NAME IS GAGE AND MY MOM GOT IT OFF PET CEMETARY." Oct. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our Gage Michael was born 6-25-10! We absolutely love the name however we have had mixed reviews from people. Most older people don't think too much of it but people in our age group think it's a great name! It's very different! My husband also heard it on Pet Cemetery." Oct. 16, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Gage 10+ years after seeing Pet Cemetery. We found it to be Old French and means Promise and Vision, a perfect match for who he is. He is in a Prep school that runs prek thru 12th and is the only Gage there. He is very popular, kind, a leader and very strong. He excels academically and athleticaly and is working on his 2nd true mudakwan tae kwon do black belt! Gage is the name of quiet, strong leaders!" Oct. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i just had my 3rd boy sept 8th and i named him Gage Allen! i love it!!!he's in NICU but i cant wait to get him home!!" Sep. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My cute little 10 month old grandson's named Gage and we love it. I have known only a few boys named Gage. He has light hair, handsome and interacts with everyone. We live in Murray, KY. They love horses, and so does he. I love the name, D. Hopkins" Sep. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Gage Charles. He was born in October 2008. We were looking for a strong, G name that was unique and strong. Of course, I am still surprised that many people don't "get" his name ( I often have to spell it or say it 3times over). I hope he enjoys his name as he grows!" Sep. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Gage Reid and I was named after Gage Creed in Pet Semetary. I was born in 11/30/97." Sep. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our 8 year old grandson was named Gage Cameron. At first I thought it strange. The only other Gage my husband knew was a girl. Now there are 3 Gage's in his school." Aug. 17, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 9 month old is Gage Lewis, I have never seen pet cemetary, just love the name! if your going to use it be prepared for mixed signals, people either love it or hate it, and if they hate it, they have a hard time showing it, they always get this gross look on their face and say "oh thats different" I just smile and say "I know!" We love it!" Aug. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have never heard of 'Pet Cemetery' until just now haha. The name "Gage" is very uncommon, it seems- I have only ever met one nice young man named Gage. We named our son after him when he committed to our home insurance case (after we had been bounced from office to office for hours on end)." Jul. 25, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am currently pregnant and due July 27th! I am naming my little boy Gage Hunter. I remember the Pet cemetary movie but I always thought hi name was Gabe. I heard the name Gage at my work. I work at a pediatric office. I love it!" Jul. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage he was born Nov 20th.I was watching pet cemetery with my boyfriend and we agreed that if we ever had a little boy we would Name him Gage!a month later I found out I was preggers and we knew it would be a boy!and its perfect cause he looks like a Gage!blonde hair,blue eyes and now we are in the country!its perfect!my fave boy name!" Apr. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have always loved this name.maybe it was from Pet Semetary...I dont know. It is a great uncommon name. Thinking about Morgan Gage for our new son...our fourth son!" Apr. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son is named Gage Edward Grant, yes 2 middle names. We love it and have received many compliments." Apr. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is William Gage (01/06). I had never heard of the Pet Cemetary refrence until reading this. We just loved the name and were looking for a G name." Mar. 24, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son, Gage Edward was born last July and he is such a "Gage". Perfect unique masculine name for a young man and aspiring adult." Feb. 25, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are thinking of another pregnancy and are already pretty sure a boy will be Gage. Love it. Other son is Wesley." Feb. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Named our son Gage Christian in 2000. Found it on the internet and thought it was so masculine but a really cute boy name as well. Didn't realize at all that it was from Pet Semetary until later. Some family members tried to talk us out of naming him b/c of it but we didn't care - no one thinks of it or says anything about it. They just say what a cool name it is!" Feb. 3, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage Michael, born Dec 12th 2006. Love the name!!!" Jan. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my second son Gage Lawrence. He was born August 23rd, 2008. I really didn't care if the name was used by Stephen King. We really liked the name Gage & it went well with the middle name we had picked out for him in honor of his uncle. We pronounce it like Gauge (the measurement for earrings). I am starting to realise its becoming more common now as well." Dec. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born 12-24-95 and named Christopher Gage. Christopher of course for Christmas, and Gage was from Pet Cemetery. At the time it was such an uncommon name, now I hear it quite often." Dec. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage Stanton...Born in 2006. Loved the name ever since I saw Pet Cemetary. Always loved the name and Steven King movies..." Dec. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage Vincent. He was born August 2003. I chose it because it's unusual and such a strong sounding name. Our last name has 3 syllables in it so I wanted his first name to be short and to the point. I'm also a huge Steven King fan!" Nov. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is Gage Mohammed born 2002 and I too got his name from the Steven King movie. I love my Gage!" Nov. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are expecting our third child in February 2010 a boy and we will be naming him "Gage Chandler." I admit I saw the movie "Pet Sematary" years ago when I was a kid and always loved the name. I am also a horror movie fan, but I thought the name was unusual and cute." Nov. 4, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage Edward Andrew. He was born in July 2000. I too held on to the name after watching the movie Pet Semetary. Such a cute little boy in the movie. We live in a small town and someone copied the name a few years ago and now there are 2 Gage's in our school. Very frustrating when you are trying so hard to be original without being too crazy. My other son is Tate Edward Neal." Oct. 26, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage Ryan he was born 3 18 95. I also see there is another Gage Ryan on this post. I have a daughter named amber and another one named ashley and I let them name him and yeah its from the stephen king movie. Lol" Oct. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our little guy, Gage Nicholas arrived 4-09...he is 4th in line, with 2 older sisters & 1 older brother. We needed a short name that was masculine & not too trendy. This name fit the bill, and now that he is here, we have grown to absolutely love the name. I am a King fan as well, but hesitated to name my son after such a morbid character. The name transcends the movie. LOVE IT & my little boy." Sep. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have always loved the name since the first time I have heard it and yes it was Pet Sematary...I always said that if I have a son I would name him Gage Michael...but instead I have been blessed with 2 beautiful girls ...Michaela Leianne and Taylor Madison" Sep. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is due in February. His name will be Damien Gage" Sep. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm 20 weeks pregnant right now with my first baby... we found out yesterday that it is a boy and we are naming it GAGE!! His dad picked it out from the pet semetary movie as well... but i love it!!" Aug. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage Robert,which is funny,I see a few that are exactly the same..I am a huge king fan and pet semetary still remains my fav book to this day..He was born th 25th of may 2009 and I think its a strong powerful name ,would not change it for the world" Aug. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Gage, I have always loved the name since i seen pet cemetary. it kinda bugs me that the little boy died, but gage is a beautiful name. We are considering naming our son Gage Charles (charles after my grandfather) I also really like the name Sebastian and Memphis but my fiancee will only go for Gage" Jul. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons middle name is Gage,born jan.2005, which while i was pregnant was the only name my husband and i were set on! i would talk to my belly refering to my son as Gage. Couple months before he was born we chose on a first name "Jayden Gage". We now call him by his first name, while sometimes i play around with him-hes only 4, and ill call him Gage around the house-i miss calling him Gage- and he plays back with me! My husband chose both names on his own while going through a baby name book with me.... ive notice other posts on here about pet cemetery, and no thats not where we got the name from.. i didnt even realize that until after he was born, about 1yr old and someone asked me that" Jun. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name gage its the name of this boy i like" Jun. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name's Gage Middaugh(mid-ah. Lots of people I'm realy not even friends with know my name. My parents actually got my name off of the 1989 movie 'Pet Cematary'. Kind of freaky, being named after a little dead boy who kills people." Jun. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage Andrew. He was born in 1994. I got his name from Pet Sematary.He has one other child at his school with the name but spelled Gaige. He used to hate his name because it was different and you couldn't find it on anything. We are both big thriller movie buffs and when he was old enough I let him watch the movie. Once he found out how he got his name he thought it as cool. Now he wouldn't change it for the world. I still get compliments on his name and how unique it is." May. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage Matthew and how ironic is it that a couple of posters here use the same name combination! He was born May 2002 and I chose it because it sounded like a strong and unusual name. I also seen that it meant pledge or oath which is something that is perfect when your thinking of your child! I do still always here the "Pet Cemetary" thing but that's not where I got it even though I do like horrors." May. 15, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My middle name is Gage. First name is Jonathon, but I have always gone by Gage because it sounds better. I think they sound good together too though. It has become a more popular name I think. Born May 12, 1990" May. 1, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is gage, i had never met anyone with the same year until a guy started at my school with the same name 2 years below me." Apr. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son, born Sept 2004, is named Gage Matthew and I love that name!! We got it out of the name book, and fell in love with it! It's very original, even though there are more kids with that name now. It is a very masculine name I might add." Mar. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My first name is Gage. Im glad i have this name just of the rarity of the name and unique nature. one popular reference is kings movie i believe the other is a biblical name." Mar. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Gage Layton, born 8/2002. I love the name, loved the book, and it's so fitting." Feb. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Gage is an amazing name. My name is Gage, I was born May 11th, 1994 and my mother got the name from the book "Pet Sematary"" Feb. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son Gage was born 7-24-08. It took us awhile before we came up with that name. At first I thought Gabe...then Gage and we new as soon as we heard it that was going to be his name. I totally forgot that the little boy from Pet Sematary was named Gage but people tell us that all the time. The real funny this is that King is one of our favorite authors!" Jan. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Say hello to Gage Alan Sette born 1/10/09 I brought up the name as kinda a joke cause she knows I am a horror movie fan. I always loved the little boy from Pet cemetary but my wife was dead set on that name. A woman at the hospital asked me my sons name..I replied "Gage", she was like "wow thats a powerful name"!" Jan. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had my sons name picked out for years prior to his birth. I fell in love with the name Gage after reading it in a book. I had met a handful of girls named Page/Paige in school, but I had never met or heard the name Gage prior to the book. I got a lot of looks and quirks of brows when I would tell people what my baby's name was going to be. My sister-in-law asked me "what's a Gage?" After one look at him when he was born she said "Ahh I see it now." My son was born 9-28-93 and we named him Gage Ryan. I love the name, he gets compliments all the time. Gage is in High School now, the girls love his name, but more importantly, he loves his name and plans on naming his first son after him as well. =)" Jan. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Gage and i like the name because nobody at my school has the name Gage.my parents got the name from Pet Semetary." Dec. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage and I hear at least once a week on what a cool name it is. I have coached kids in football/ soccer and other sports with tons of interaction with tons of kids and have still never here the name. Dad's think its the coolest name and Mom's and the girls love it. "Hiiii Gaaage"...here it all time. I caught alot of flak for naming him that simply because of the Pet Semetary connection...HUGE King fan...but like everyone says, its a strong, solid male name. No regrets...it fits him perfectly." Dec. 5, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had my son Gage Robert Oct 22nd 2008 his middle name is after daddy and grandpa's first name.I love the name Gage with how strong it sounds.. I got the name Gage from Pet Sematary and a video game with a character Gage Blackwood. I see that the name is gonna be at least in the top 100 or 50 soon though...what a bummer! :(" Nov. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our baby boy Gage Charles McGinnis born October 19, 2008. We saw the name as a surname and loved it....our friends think its a cool name too. I hope he loves his name as he grows!" Nov. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Gage, and I love it. the girls think it is sexy so it is cool with me." Nov. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "wow, my name is Gage Shockey, i was born in June of '91. im the only person to ever have that name in any school ive been to, so alot of people know me just b/c its unique. didnt know so many people cared about the name so much" Nov. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "What is hilarious is my surname is Gage; my first name is Matthew and my son is Nathaniel. I've seen those of you who like the name as a first name and take it as a compliment that you like it's inverse order!" Oct. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I Loovee the name. My sister and I always joked about it because it is from pet cemetary but it has grown on me and it is what I will name my future son." Oct. 9, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "WOW I dident know that even this many people like the name gage i realy dident like my name as gage and after seeing people that like the name gage im fine with it thank you all that like the name gage =) thanks,gage born dec. 22 1995" Sep. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son's name is Gage Matthew. My husband & I loved the name Gage when we saw Pet Semetary when it first came out in the late 80's early 90's. After 18 yrs, we finally got pregnant and have our son Gage!" Aug. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Great name, although I am biased, my name is John Gage" Aug. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in Nov 08 and my husband and i wanted a unique name..i didn't think anyone was named Gage..it looks like it is getting popular!" Jul. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Gage Visera is my 3 year old daughters name. There are alot of boy Gages not to many girls. I picked this gage for her and I tell you she is my little biker baby and mom choose the middle but it is the insides that count!" Jul. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Gage as it was the first name out of the baby name book that was different and we both agreed that it was good strong name which as easy to pronounce as well as spell (for others)...I can see it on an executive door or on billboards...it is a fantastic name." Jun. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our 4 yr old son is named Gage Walker and it fits him well." Jun. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My five year old is named Gage Ryan and he was named after Pet Cemetery Gage. He even looks like the kid in that movie. My mom said Gage would be a good name and it reminded her of a teenage cool kid name. My wife always liked the name she thought it sounded tough." Jun. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 8yr old son is named Daniel "Gage". We get asked if we named him after Pet Semetary and the answer is actually No. Gage's father had a lot of trouble reading when he was younger due to severe dyslexia, and the first book he ever completed had a handsome young hero named Gage. We love the name, so much so that he only recently figured out that it was his middle name---we always called him Gage." May. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 9 months old and we named him Gage. The whole family loves it! There are some pretty funny nicknames that he has already acquired; Gager, 12 Gage, and Gagerbot. I think it's truly a wonderful name!" May. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 3rd child was born Jan 2008 and we named him Gage. I made the mistake of telling my family before he was born what we were going to name him and I could tell they were not fond of it. So,I started to doubt myself and started looking in baby books for other names. Looking through the book made me realize that I love the name Gage and I didn't care what anyone else said. Now, everyone loves the name because it is very different." Apr. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 3rd child was born Jan 2008 and we named him Gage. I made the mistake of telling my family before he was born what we were going to name him and I could tell they were not fond of it. So,I started to doubt myself and started looking in baby books for other names. Looking through the book made me realize that I love the name Gage and I didn't care what anyone else said. Now, everyone loves the name because it is very different." Apr. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is Gage Thomas born in 2002. I didn't get the name from a baby book or baby name site. It was a last resort because everything I suggested to my husband, he didn't like! (Elijah Jacob was my first choice, EJ for short) One day I just said sarcastically to DH, "Oh, how about Gage?" (Only place I ever heard it was in Pet Semetary) Turned out DH liked it! LOL... Thomas is for his deceased brother. to the OP, I love the name Gage Pearce!" Mar. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Gage is my grandson's name. I love it! And so does everyone else. He espcially loves his name, and it's becoming more popular around us." Mar. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "this name is very cool although it has many definitions to the name Ithink it is a very uneak name." Feb. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "when my second son was due in 2004, I informed the family that we were gonna name him Gage. Most of my family hated that name from the start, but some actually thought it was pretty cool. I stood firm and Gage was born in August. Those opposed have become used to it over time, but alot of people we run into just absolutely love that name. Of course, so do I, can't you tell?" Nov. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY SON'S NAME IS GAGE DYLAN. I ACTUALLY FELL IN LOVE WITH THE NAME FROM STEPHEN KINGS PET CEMETARY." Oct. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY SON'S NAME IS GAGE----HAS MANY NICKNAMES---SHOTGUN BEING ONE OF 'EM TOO!!" Oct. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in September and our son's name will be Gage Pearce" May. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my son's name. I love it because it is easy to pronounce but is still uncommon. There are just 2 Gages in his entire elementary school." May. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My two year old son is named Gage! I love it & we always get a lot of compliments." May. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage in 1992. He just celebrated his tenth birthday and has certainly grown into this unique and wonderful name. We have since only met 2 other boys named Gage since. Awesome name!!!" Apr. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due to have my first born in less than 2 months and I have chosen the name Gage. Yes, I first heard it on Pet Sem. as well, but I like the name b/c it is very powerful and extremly unique. Plus, I think it will make learning to spell easier since your name is typically the first word you learn...Gage Robert Thorn - remember it. You will again someday hear it invovled in big wonderful things!! :)" Mar. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage. He was born in October 2001. I love the name and I find that he fits it well. His nickname is Gagie. It is cute. We heard it from the Pet Cemetery movie as well as from a book. I have looked on a few different sites and they all give different meanings to it. Also, I read somewhere that it was British as well as French. Either way, I love it." Mar. 8, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Its a great name cause if you go to french you can pronounce it with a long a and short e gah jeh haha" Jan. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love it! We found out yesterday we're having a boy. We're due in May. And we're naming him Gage" Jan. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is called Gage, we live in the UK and have never come across any one with the same namE." Oct. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage, people think I got it from Pet Semetary, but I got it from a little boy I used to watch. My husbands name is Gabe, so people always say the wrong name all the time. I had one person tell me that they knew some one with the name Gage but spelled it Gaige....I thought that was very different." Sep. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I are considering the name Gage if we have a boy. We thought it was different and unique. We really like it!" Aug. 9, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage , and I think it happens to be one of the most distinguished names for a man. My son loves his name and likes that no one else he knows has it! People always ask where his name came from...." Aug. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are in teh Uk. My son is 11yrs old, His name is Gage.. (like the lady above, from Pet cem) We often get a pardon? Cage? Gabe?.. But MOST people say Oo thats a nice name. My dad calls him EN-Gage.. haha :o)" Jul. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage and it's such a beautiful and masculine name. Alot of people I know say they love that name!" Jul. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 7yr old son is named Gage. I didn't care for the name much when I first heard it. My husband picked it out from the Stepen King book "Pet Cemetery". But I've really grown to love it, because to me it is as unique as our son is. The one problem is that you can't find any personalized things with the name for kids, but I just tell him that's because he's too special. I can't imagine calling him anything else!" May. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was prego when i saw the movie pet semetary, heard that name and fell in love with it...it is the kind of name that is strong and different. my son loves his name. and when he goes to school at least when the teacher calls on him 4 other kids won't think that she is calling on them" Apr. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am pregnant and know its going to be a boy, I am a lover of Stephen King movies and Gage from Pet Semetary really stayed with me for many years. I always said I'd name my child Gage, if I had a boy. I just hope he's not as evil as Gage when he came back from the dead in the movie!!hahaha" Apr. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name! I have never met anyone with the name however. I also heard of this name from the movie Pet Semetary." Mar. 30, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband loved this name. He also got it from Pet Semetary. Although we don't like to admit it either. We get the same reaction as the first person. We like that it is different, although not too weird." Mar. 30, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband wants to name our baby Gage. He also got it from Pet Semetery! I'm not so sure I like it yet though." Mar. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born 1/30/05 and his name is Gage. No one liked the name once we decided on it, especially my mom, except for my friend, Jacki. When I told her the name she said that is what she planned on naming her boy if she ever had one. I believes that I stole it from her :) I couln't imagine his name being anything else." Mar. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "just named my son gage - get a lot of strange looks when i tell people" Jan. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage. I too got it from Pet Semetary. Whenever I tell someone the name, I always get the comment... "Isn't that from that pet semetary movie?"... We usually get a "that is a cool name, i like it"" Jan. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Gage. I love my name. Lots of people think my name is Gabe. A lot of people always say they love my name." Jan. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Gage. We don't usually tell people but my husband got it from the movie Pet Semetary. People always think we're saying Gabe. When they realize it's really Gage we sometimes get an "oh!" like "I love it!" and sometimes we get an "ohhh" like "That's different"" Sep. 30, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Gage, and I have never met someone else named Gage. I find that it is a little annoying that some people can't pronounce it, but most people I meet like the name." Jun. 15, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      6 Negative Comments

  • "Ive always disliked my name as Gage. I got so many stupid puns and awful jokes. Half the people you meet make up an even more ridiculous nickname, such as mine being twelve. My parents named me off of the book Pet Semmetary as well even going so far as making my middle name William as his was. Gage-1984" Dec. 8, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Gage and I dislike it because I get picked on all the time and Im pritty sure ts the reason I have two fathers." Jul. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "gage is my nine year old son's name. it certainly is becoming more popular. running into gager's everywhere. his full name is gage henry and we first heard of the name in stephen king's book pet cemetary." May. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • ""No fair! No fair! I want to play with yoooooouuuuuuu!" Feb. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage and everyone loves it! It is unique without being weird and sounds "very handsome", according to one person." Jul. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just..don't..get..it. Phineas Gage, the guy with the railroad stake through his brain? 12-Gauge? No thanks." Nov. 24, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      54 Neutral Comments

  • "My sons name is Matthew Gage- born 12-5-97 & I got the name Gage from a baby book- I love the name!" Jan. 18, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am 28 and my name is Gage Ryan, it is a great name and everyone I have ever met has loved it and says they will never forget it because it is so rare. my parents got the name from Pet Cemetery. So if any of you are worried about how your sons name will age with them.. have no fear because it only gets better, especially with the ladies they LOVE it!" Jun. 18, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gaige Atreyu. I also got the name from pet semetary.. I have an obsession with scary movies. I have never met anyone that spelled it the same way as I did because I wanted to be unique. It's really cool reading these and seeing someone else spelled their sons name the same way!!!" Apr. 19, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I too got the name from Pet Semetary, every one said it wasn't a real name. I didn't care I just liked it so much then I found it in a old world baby name book. And in 1997 I named my first born Gage Marshall" Jan. 12, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage and he was born in 97. He loves his name and is called Gagey by family and friends and Gagey-bear by me (his mum). People often call him Cage which he just shrugs off." Oct. 20, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "The Name Gaje is Very Beautiful. (it's a happines name) JAJA" Apr. 26, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is naming her son Gage Decherd to be born in June 2012. The middle name is her grandfather's middle name. She says it is a strong name for a strong boy." Apr. 22, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son James Gage and he goes by Gage. He is 16 now and believe it or not he loves his name and it has gained him lots of attention. My other sons name is Shayde Thomas and he also loves his name." Feb. 9, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My nephew born Dec.6.2010 and his name is Gage Anthony" Dec. 18, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage Rowen, I thought at the time(9yrs ago)that it wasn't too common but I hear it a lot lately..." Dec. 2, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name gage omg wen i have a kid thats what imma name him..." Feb. 10, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I really like the name Riley and my boyfriend likes the name Gage... do those two names sound okay together? Riley Gage Hunter :)" Jan. 14, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is 12 years old and I named him Gage as I heard the name on Pet Cemetary adn liked it. He has plenly of knicknames...rain guage, tire gauge ets..." Dec. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage born 1997 after hearing it in the Movie 'Pet cemetary' then a year after he was born i read the stephen King book and didn't realize that the surname was 'Creed' Which is surreal as that's our surname too! Just hope he doesn't try to kill me with an ice-pick! My 2nd son is named Quaid...work that one out!" Oct. 30, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 4 year old sons name is Gage Ean(like Ian but with an E). I've also recieved the disgusted face when they heard his name haha but it's usually an older person. Mostly everyone loves the name. I don't hear it often. Once in awhile when we're out we hear it. I first heard the name on Pet Cemetary as well. Always loved it! :)" Oct. 6, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage Vincent, 8/10/10 and thought I was being so unique. Guess not as there are two here with his 1st and middle name! No reference to the movie." Oct. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i am gage hannan and it is a okay name exept poeple make fun of me alot it is very rude. my parent love the name and i think it is okay kids think my name is gabe is say " heck no!!! its G.A.G.E. gage!"" Sep. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son is Gage Aiden, born aug 2009... i was 6 months preg and didnt know what to name him until i remembered my favorite name of all time from pet cemetary and that would be my son's name and my son would look like that cute lil boy... he has blonde hair blue eyes and is the cutest thing ever. he definately is a Gage and i couldnt be happier with his name." Sep. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son Gaje was born in 2005. His father named him that after the Pert Cemetary movie, as it seems so many have. the name however was uncommon at the time, there were not very many boys with that name that I knew of, however I did spell it a different way than I had ever seen. I love his name and the spelling of it. It is 99% of the time misspelled and mispronounced. That's okay, he's awesome and it doesn't take long to get use to it." Jul. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My little boy is Gage Benjamin Edward and most people want to call him Gabe. I too heard the name on Pet Cemetary. I love it and it is very uncommon where we live." May. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage and he will be 20 later this month. Up until a few years ago, we had not even heard of another person with the name, but now we are aware of 3 others. I love his name and it perfectly fits his uniqueness. And yes, his father and I got the idea from Pet Cemetery..lol" May. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Gage and my mom got it from pet cemetery I have not know alot of people with this name" Apr. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our sons name is Braxton Gage we call him Gage. We found the name in a baby names book.We did see Pet Cemetary but didn't remember the movie til later after he was born. It was on tv one night.We have not met anyone yet with same name." Apr. 3, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Gage Torres(5-8-95). And yes my mother also named me after pets cemetary. In my life I have seen two other people with the name. I really like it , because everyone is like that's such a strange name + I'm half Mexican/white which people find even more strange since it's French. I loveit" Jan. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son gage vincent was born on july 26 1998......loved the name. always have. yes, stephne king is to blame....but what a terrific name. I think it also means 'pawn' like in a chess game...i've heard that before...." Dec. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We just found out it's a boy and will be naming him Gage Alan :) i actually got his name from Dee Sniders movie "strange land" (it's actually the cops name) But i also ilked it b/c of Stephen king! :)" Nov. 20, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is Gage (1992). Yep, Pet Cemetery inspired as well. As a boy he was like the cute kid in the beginning of the movie but as a teenager he's more like the resurrected kid (lol) I love the name but the boy isn't crazy about it. The uniqueness is a lot of extra pressure." Nov. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son Gage Harrison was born Nov 27, 2008 and I have had the name Gage picked out since I was a young girl. Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" was the first King book I read and it was here that I fell in love with the name Gage. My husband found it a bit odd at first but loves the name now. We get compliments about the name almost daily. We find it to be a strong, masculine name." Jun. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our last name is Gage and when our grandson was born, my daughter picked the name Gage for him. Seems like a very manly name." Feb. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby boy was born Oct 22nd and i named him Gage Robert (Robert-daddy's and grandpa's name)i love the name and got it from the movie Pet Sematary and from a computer game with a character Gage Blackwood. I think this name is gonna be one of the top 100 or even 50 names pretty soon." Nov. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son was born on October 19, 2008. We named him Gage Charles McGinnis. I saw the name as a surname and thought it was perfect - unique but not odd, strong and straightforward. my husband loved the name as soon as I mentioned it and many friends have commented that his name is very cool!" Nov. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gunner, we are having another one so I though GAGE< GAUGE??? would be cool" Sep. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm due in Nov 2008 and am going to name the baby Gage Michael. I first heard it on Pet Semetary too, but he only kills the father. I'm the mom so I'm safe. haha!" Sep. 9, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i cant wait to start a family wit fiancee and well i already have a boy and a new lil gurl and im verii happy i want a boy and i love the name GAGE and i also love the name urathene astaniie for a gurl or xecianna laissez t.m@39:39" Aug. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My oldest born in 2000 is Gage Nathaniel it fits so well, I could not imagine a name that would fit as good!" Aug. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born june 4 08 and we neamed him Gage, I have never heard the name any were else other then pet cemetary like metionion a few times above. I absolutly love the name always have since i saw the movie. it also is soo differnt. hes the only one around our town with the name. I Love it!" Aug. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born in May and my husband wanted to go with Hunter, but we changed it at the last minute. We love Gage... it started with a 12-gauge shotgun. He was born at 12:43 am so we'll nickname him 12-Gage for his willingness to wait for the right time to come out." Jul. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in September and just found out it is a boy. We are going to name him Gage Tyler. My husband has been dead set on this name since he saw Pet Cemetery as a kid. On hated it at first, but have grown to love it!" May. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Gage! and it's choise. My mates call me #12 Gage" Nov. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "JUST HAD A LIL BOY AND NAMED HIM GAGE!! ALSO FROM PET CEMETERY!!LOL....EVERYONE I TELL LOVES HIS NAME!!" Oct. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Not many others with this name in Australia. People often spell it guage" Aug. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is not the name Gage, but I know a kid with the name. I think it is orginal, cool, and "fun"." Jul. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born in 1985 and I named him Gage. I chose the name Gage because it was very masculine and unique at the same time. My son is now 21 and the name fits him very well. He also likes his name!" Mar. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I are going to name our first son that I first heard it in pet cemetary that little boy was cute but thats not why I love that name I love it cause its unique and iv never met anyone with that name" Mar. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Everyone loves the name Gage. My son's name is Gage and I just love it.Who cares if the boy in pet cemetary had the same name. You have to admit that boy was cute." Feb. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am a big stephen king fan and since i was young i knew i wanted to name my son gage. everyone has alwasy loved it" Feb. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My maiden name is Gage. My grandson born last year was named Gage Monroe after his grandfathers. We were honored to have the name Gage live on through him." Feb. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage He was born in 1993. I love his name. I also named him after seeing Pet Cemetery. He`s 13 now and wants to change it. He finds it annoying, I find it unique." Jan. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage Lucas & younger people like it anyone over 30 usually does not, but hey -- the older people will be dead by the time he is in the real mans world. Of course, I am my wife love it! I did first hear it on Pet Semetary & liked it before I knew he was going to die and become the living dead, ha." Dec. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My wife and I just had a son (11/12/06) and we named him Gage. She suggested the name quite a few months before he was born. At first, I didn't like it but it grew on me. We decided at the hospital AFTER he was born to name him Gage Monroe.....people have been very complimentary of the name for its uniqueness." Dec. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "In 2000 we named our son Gage and have only met one other boy named Gage since his mom was calling for him in a store and in Shock from not ever meeting another 'Gage', we were thrilled that not only does our son have a unique name, but we're not the only one's out there with a name that matches the tough personality our son has!" Oct. 9, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Gage, partially because of the movie Pet Semetary and because I really liked it. He has been called Cage, Sage, Gabe. But most of the time people love the name and it is getting more popular." Jun. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Never meet anyone withthe same name. Sometimes people think it s a girls name?" May. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Gage. He's been called "Cage" and "Gabe". We love the name, even though I have to pronounce it three times every time I introduce him!" May. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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