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Sage (girl)

What does Sage mean?

Sage Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH wise, healthy (strong)


VARIANTS Saige, Sayge



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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 #307 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other popular alternative form of Sage (#307 VIA LATEST LIST) rated in the Top 2000 is Saige (#658). Adoption of these forms of Sage is widespread among parents presently (ADOPTION OF 0.1%). Sage is a perennial favorite, although Saige seems to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sage, Saige in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike 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.

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