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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Gene
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Gene in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Gene:
Records indicate that 124,452 boys in the United States have been named Gene since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1937, when 3,167 people in the U.S. were given the name Gene. Those people are now 79 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Gene
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1 Positive Comment
"My dad's name is Gene and I love it! He was born in 1950. It's a strong name that really needs a comeback. It's simple to spell and easy to say!" Dec. 29, 2007:
1 Neutral Comment
"Gene is of course short for Eugene which is Greek for "well born." However, my name is actually Gene, not Eugene, so my wife likes to say that my name means simply "born," which makes it a rather silly name." Aug. 12, 2005:
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