Sage Name Meaning & Origin

Sage

Pronunciation: SAYJ (key)

Origin of the name Sage:

Derived from the vocabulary word sage which denotes a type of plant regarded by many to have special healing and cleansing properties. The leaves are burned at the beginning of many Indian ceremonies to cleanse and purify the air.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Sage: | Edit

Sage is used for both boys and girls.

Personal experiences with the name Sage: | Edit

My chosen name is Sage and I’m so happy to have Sage as my legal name now instead of my deadname! I chose Sage as my name years ago while I was in college because I wanted a unisex name to reflect my neutral gender that has great meaning(s) and that I love (I didn’t like my deadname very much).

Nicknames for Sage: | Edit

Saggy - prounouned like the adjective saggy
Sag - sage without the vowel of e
Sagey
Sagi
Sagebear

Meanings and history of the name Sage: | Edit

sage means wise, elder all knowing,
Aromatic herb; wise
Sage also means prophet

Famous real-life people named Sage: | Edit

Sage Rosenfels, NFL QB for the Minnesota Vikings
Sage Stallone, late son of actor Sylvester Stallone

Sage in song, story & screen: | Edit

“Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme“ - Scarborough Fair by Simon & Garfunkel (song).

Aerosmith song "Dream On" talks about fools and sages, sage being a wise person.

Sage from the Ascendance trilogy by Jennifer Nielsen

Sage & Spirit by The Grateful Dead (song).

Cedar, Sweet Grass, and Sage by Bill Miller (song).

Sage by Sense Field (song; explicit).

Sage Waits by Serafin (song).

Riders of the Purple Sage (1996 movie)

Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey (book)

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