Sage

Sage - A very unique male name



  Jun 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sage, meaning wise and knowing, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #2012. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sage and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sage? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sage. The baby boy name Sage was given to 271 baby boys in 2012, ranking #726 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,056 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sage peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1997 on position 496.



Famous with this name

Halston Sage
Bill Sage
Sage Bannick


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Sage is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sage is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #244 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,180.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sage is where you live.


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Sage origin and meaning

Sage is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means wise and knowing. To see famous people named Sage, pop culture references for the name Sage and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sage

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sage, sorted by popularity.

Shea / Shay / Sky / Skye / Shia / Shaya / Sasha / Shigeo / Sekou / Sai /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012726
2011838
2010840
2009766
2008778
2007725
2006696
2005660
2004666
2003606
2002566
2001558
2000543
1999529
1998560
1997496
1996605
1995703
1994786
1993802
1992782
1991671
19901314
19891706
19882176
19872838
19862393
19851952
19841792
19822532
19812467
19801944
19791715
19781412
19771470
19761266
19751507
19742050
19731482
19721558
19712012

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii244
Oregon339
New Mexico426
Colorado430
Iowa435
Louisiana447
Pennsylvania567
Arizona606
Kentucky613
Utah623
California651
North Carolina664
Alabama684
Tennessee689
Washington721
Missouri721
Florida750
Wisconsin752
Ohio792
Maryland810
New Jersey836
Texas923
Virginia941
New York1036
Illinois1051
Michigan1154
Georgia1180

Even more about Sage


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sage a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sage?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1997
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sage
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 6,056
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +271

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