Gene
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Greek
Pronunciation
JEEN
Meaning
Of noble descent
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Gene is a diminutive of Eugene. Eugene is a French as well as English name, whose origins are Old Greek. It comes from the Old Greek name 'Eugenios'. 'Eugenios' is a combination of two elements, 'eu', meaning 'good', and 'genos', meaning 'birth'. The name means 'to be of noble descent'.

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Gene Hackman - actor
Gene Kelly - actor
Gene Littler - golfer
Gene Simmons - musician
Gene Wilder - actor
Gene Baker - baseball player
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Gene Foster - football player
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