What does Sage mean?
Sage [sage] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Sage) is pronounced sayj. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Sage is "wise, healthy". The name has associations with sagebrush, cowboys, and the Wild West.
(female) Sase, Sige, ..
(male) Sagev, Sase, .. Middle name pairings:
Sage Scarlette (S.S.), ..
How popular is Sage?
Sage is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3769 out of 4276, Top 88%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#3109 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Sage entered the list in 1990 and reached its top position of #359 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is presently at #370. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. The only other popular alternative form of Sage (#370 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000 is Saige (#711 via latest list). Adoption of these forms of Sage was widespread among parents in the year 2014 (adoption of 0.1%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.1%, ▼2%). Sage is a perennial favorite, although Saige seems to be gaining popularity too.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Ange, Hege, Inge, Madge▼, Marge, Page, Paige, Payge, Saba, Sable, Sada, Sade▼, Sadee, Sadie▲, Sadye▼, Sal, Sam, Samey, Sami, San, Sana, Sande, Sara▼, Sari, Sarie, Sasa, Sato, Shade, Shae, Shane, Shaye, Signe▼, Sile, Sine, Skie, Skye▲, Stace, Sue▼, Suse and Suze. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sage.See names in meaning and etymology.