What does the baby name Gage mean? Learn about what Gage means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Gage - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Gage
G-A-G-E, is a 4-letter female given name.
Meaning of Gage
Origin of Gage
The name 'Gage' has its origins in the English language. It is derived from the Middle English word 'gage' which means a pledge or a guarantee. The name was originally used as a surname, indicating someone who was a guarantor or someone who held something in pledge.
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Popularity of Gage
The name 'Gage' gained popularity as a given name for girls in the late 20th century. It has since become a moderately popular choice for parents, although it is not among the most popular names in recent years. The popularity of the name 'Gage' has fluctuated over time, but it continues to be used by parents looking for a unique and modern name for their daughters.
Gage currently has 1 like, and is in the top 20% of liked girl's names. The name Chinue is slightly more popular than Gage.

Etymology of Gage

The etymology of the name 'Gage' can be traced back to the Old French word 'gager' which means to pledge or to wager. The word itself has its roots in the Latin word 'wadium' which means a pledge or security. The name 'Gage' carries connotations of trust, reliability, and dependability.

Cultural Significance of Gage

The name 'Gage' does not hold significant cultural or historical significance. It is primarily used as a given name in English-speaking countries and does not have specific cultural associations or meanings.