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The name Gene is a diminutive form of Eugene.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gene has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gene
Use of the Name Gene for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
124,399 34,663 5,532 667 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gene has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gene last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1999, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gene
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18807727  
188151512  
1882502147677
188361210  
188458311  
188540420  
188652413  
1887383199827
18885901276712
1889600119249
18904451784511
18914611567916
18923982377515
18933862287712
189444419  
18953502887514
18963592973619
189744519  
18983992577719
18993972285315
19003044871026
19013183167123
19022994167525
19032804558132
19042495873923
19053034474924
19062496373425
19072616576524
19082387889420
19092448163938
19102539175832
191125410264245
191225618768154
191323724858976
1914226351534109
1915211495534140
1916212518622119
1917206548500174
1918194659581151
1919186682541161
1920173811485200
1921170872525182
19221441,084468214
19231401,171466218
19241351,280435257
19251111,587352373
1926912,084409279
1927722,791437244
1928623,085462223
1929672,810532162
1930702,781523167
1931642,767601121
1932642,938609117
1933662,77169788
1934672,84875878
1935662,93682569
1936662,90178375
1937613,16779375
1938653,14481475
1939693,01482471
1940703,05193859
1941723,06882477
1942823,126666127
1943892,867766102
1944952,585735107
19451002,368723106
1946982,752694134
19471032,883833112
19481112,53191091
19491192,43790796
19501222,239  
19511262,230  
19521382,067  
19531432,010  
19541511,897  
19551521,884  
19561711,738  
19571691,845  
19581681,819  
19591631,924  
19601751,792  
19611851,664  
19622021,519  
19631911,558  
19641811,528  
19651931,310  
19662051,150  
19672111,064  
19682151,072  
19692241,040  
1970250931  
1971255874  
1972264743  
1973293622  
1974316574  
1975322556  
1976355462  
1977342522  
1978361452  
1979360488  
1980380450  
1981399416  
1982409413  
1983422373  
1984433373  
1985465343  
1986481328  
1987492323  
1988523303  
1989568291  
1990620266  
1991580304  
1992655251  
1993696222  
1994722209  
1995809174  
1996838170  
1997858164  
1998    
1999923159  
Totals:  124,399 5,776

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gene as a boy's name about 95% of the time and less frequently (about 4% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Gene appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 119 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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