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Gender: M Origin of Legend: English word name Legend's Popularity in 2015: #392

Legend joins cousins Story, Saga and Fable in the baby name pantheon of narrative words. Unlike Story and Fable, however, Legend comes with additional weight, being used for fame ("living legend") and to denote a person who is fantastic "what a legend"). Who can live up to that?

Legend entered the US Top 1000 in 2010 for the first time, perhaps in connection popular singer John Legend. We're not sure it's quite legen -- wait for it -- dary as a name.

Famous People Named Legend

John Legend, singer known for 'All of Me' and 'Glory'

Pop Culture References for the name Legend

A legend is a story that is possibly true or false
Legend of Zelda-Nintendo game