US Popularity:4340
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Well-born, noble
Gene is a gender-neutral title of Greek origin that began as a nickname for Eugene or Eugenia from the original Eugenios, and has flourished as a stand-alone first name. This short and sweet title means “well-born, noble” and will suit baby’s dapper demeanor. Gene is one of those retro-chic names that will always come back around with the trends. The American jazz pianist, Gene Harris, is remembered for his soulful music, and Gene Wilder has gone down in comedic history. A name so steeped in greatness may inspire baby to channel their creative passions, giving baby Gene the confidence to unapologetically be themselves.

Famous People Named Gene

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  • Gene Hackman
    Actor

Gene Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Gene is currently #2378 on The Bump
Boy:Gene is currently #1643 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Gene is currently #1334 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Gene is currently #4340 in U.S. births
Boy:Gene is currently #4509 in U.S. births
Girl:Gene is currently #23938 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2019
Gender:
Girl
#23950
in 2019
- 2261
from 2018
In comparison to the previous year's data
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