Family name origins & meanings
- Chinese : in ancient China there existed a clan called Ge, whose descendants came to use Ge as their surname. Another source of the name is from an area named Ge during the Xia dynasty (2205–1766 bc) in present-day Henan province. The descendants of the rulers of Ge eventually adopted the place name as their surname.
- Chinese : from the ancient state of Ge that was granted to a descendant of the model emperor Yu (2205–2198 bc). Later descendants adopted the place name as their surname.
- French (Gé) : variant of Gée.