Gene - boys name

Gene name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 80%

Gene name meaning:

The name Gene is derived from the Greek name "Eugenius," meaning "well-born" or "noble." It is often used as a short form of Eugene or Eugene, which have similar meanings. The name Gene embodies qualities such as strength, nobility, and excellence.

Boys named Gene are often seen as charismatic and talented individuals. They tend to have a natural ability to lead and inspire others. Their confident and outgoing nature helps them excel in various fields, whether it be in academics, sports, or creative endeavors.

Gene also conveys a sense of determination and ambition. Boys with this name are driven to achieve their goals and are not easily deterred by obstacles. They possess a strong sense of purpose and are willing to work hard to make a difference in the world.

Overall, the name Gene carries connotations of nobility, strength, charisma, and ambition. Boys with this name often embody these qualities, making them well-suited for leadership roles and successful endeavors.

Origin: Greek

Form of Eugene. Born lucky.


Unisex names

Related names

Eugene , Eugena, Eugeni, Eugenia , Eugenio, Eugina, Evgenii, Gene , Owena

Other boys names beginning with G


Overall UK ranking: 939 out of 4789

32 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Gene

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