Sage

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Origin and Meaning

English name

1) Derived from the English vocabulary word sage = 'wise', via Old French sage = 'wise', 'knowledgeable', 'learned', 'shrewd', 'skillful', Gallo-Roman *sabius and Vulgar Latin *sapius, from Latin sapere = 'have a taste', 'have good taste', 'be wise'

2) Derived from the kind of herb (Lat. Salvia officinalis), via Old French sauge from Latin salvia, from salvus = 'healthy'. So called for its healing and preserving qualities.

Related Names

Sage ♀/♂
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English

Further Information

Sage is a name used among immigrants from English-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[1]
0 6 7 24
Denmark Denmark[2]
3 n.a. 4 n.a.
Norway Norway[3]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[4]
0 1 0 0
Finland Finland[5]
n.a. 5 n.a. 5
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Sage.


References

  1. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  2. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  3. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi