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The name Sage is of English origin, and means wise person.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sage has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Sage
Use of the Name Sage for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
4,359 4,359 4,359 3,532 1,801 650 303
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sage has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Sage first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1991, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Sage
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1991637257  
1992745192  
1993796176912211
1994739202798254
1995654254718288
1996583309661336
1997500416520460
1998551360611393
1999529392496521
2000543391489553
2001552381472586
2002574379424682
2003602347406743
2004666303361862
Totals:  4,359 5,889

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sage as a boy's name about 42% of the time and as a girl's name about 57% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Sage appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 14 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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