Herb name; Latin

Sage Origin and Meaning

The name Sage is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "wise".

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. 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.

# 144 in the US

Sage Rank in US Top 1000

# 147 on Nameberry

Sage Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Sage Popularity

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Famous People Named Sage

  • Sage Marie SteeleAmerican sportscaster
  • Sage KirkpatrickCzech,American actress
  • Sage WalkerAmerican novelist
  • Bonnie "Sage" (Humphrey) Robbinswife of motivational speaker and author Tony Robbins
  • Sage Grazer (b. 1988)daughter of film producer Brian Grazer
  • Sage Mellet (b. 1997)sister of actor and singer Troye Sivan
  • Sage Ariel Henriksen (b. 1999)daughter of actor Lance Henriksen
  • Sage Wu (b. 2004)daughter of actors Allan Wu and Wong Li,Lin
  • Sage Florence Gelafassi (b. 2008)daughter of actress Toni Collette and musician Dale Gelafassi
  • Sage Ann Roberts (b. 2011)daughter of TV journalists John Roberts and Kyra Phillips
  • Sage Aurelia Spelling (b. 2011)daughter of actor Randy Spelling
  • Sage Lavinia Huston (b. 2013)daughter of actor Jack Huston and model Shannan Click
  • Sage Jill Cusick (b. 2020)daughter of dancer Lindsay Arnold Cusick and Samuel Cusick

Sage in Pop Culture

  • Sage Warner Newmancharacter on American soap "The Young and the Restless"
  • Sage Snydercharacter on American soap "As the World Turns"
  • Sage Spencecharacter on TV's "Gossip Girl"
  • Sage Lundcharacter on TV's "Lincoln Heights"
  • Ophelia "O" Sagecharacter in 2012's "Savages"
  • Sydney Sagecharacter in the "Vampire Academy" and "Bloodlines" series
  • Sagean evergreen shrub used in both healing and spiritual cleansing
  • Sagecharacter in film "Grandma"

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