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Gender: F Meaning of Sage: "wise" Origin of Sage: Herb name; Latin Sage's Popularity in 2015: #370

Sage is an evocatively fragrant herbal name that also connotes wisdom, giving it a double advantage. It entered the Top 1000 at about the same time for both genders in the early 1990s, but it has pulled ahead for the girls. At most recent count, Sage was Number 370 for girls, 649 for boys. Toni Collette named her daughter Sage Florence.

The Greeks and Romans wrote that the smoke from burned sage leaves imparted wisdom, and in the tenth century, Arab physicians said that sage brought about immortality, or at the very least, a long and healthy life.

In Vampire Diaries, Sage is a beautiful vampire possessing super strength and speed.

Famous People Named Sage

Sage Steele, American sports reporter
Sage Kirkpatrick, Czech actress
Sage Lavinia Huston, b. 2013, daughter of actor Jack Huston and model Shannan Click
Sage Florence Gelafassi, daughter of Toni Collette & Dale Gelafassi
Sage Spelling, daughter of Randy Spelling

Pop Culture References for the name Sage

Sage, an evergreen shrub. Used in both healing and spiritual cleansing.
Saige Copeland, American Girl Dolls "Doll of the year for 2013"
Ophelia "O" Sage, Blake Lively's character in 2012's "Savages"
Sydney Sage, character from Richelle Mead's "Vampire Academy" series and "Bloodlines" series
Sage Warner Newman, Kelly Sullivan's character on CBS's daytime soap "The Young and the Restless"

Sayge, Saige, Sagia, Salvia