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What does Sage mean?

Sage Pronunciation of Sage [sage] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Sage) is pronounced sage. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Sage is "healing herb". Plant name. Also (Latin) "wisdom". Actor Sage Stallone; philanthropist Russell Sage.

Associated with: healing (life), wisdom, sage (philosopher).


Sage has 2 variants: Saige and Sayge.

Creative forms:
(male) Sadge, Svage, ..

(female) Sane, Sase, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sage Alek (S.A.), ..

How popular is Sage?

Sage is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#3109 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sage entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #499 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is at #649 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sage name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sage outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aage, Ange, Gage, Gaige, Gauge, Inge, Lange, Lige, Osage, Page, Paige, Payge, Range, Saad, Saber, Sable, Sabr, Sabre, Saeed, Sagan, Sagiv, Sahel, Said, Sail, Sal, Salem, Sam, Sami, Samm, Samy, Sante, Sarge, Saul, Saxe, Saxen, Sayer, Sayre, Seager, Seger, Segev, Serge, Shade, Shae, Shane, Shaye, Signe, Skie, Skye, Slade and Tige. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sage.

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