girl name Sage

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The name Sage is of English origin, and means a wise person or the spice sage.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sage has been given to baby girls 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 girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Sage
Use of the Name Sage for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
5,889 5,889 5,889 5,424 3,426 1,605 862
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sage has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Sage first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy 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 girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Sage
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1991  637257
1992  745192
Totals:  5,889 4,359

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sage as a girl's name about 57% of the time and as a boy's name about 42% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either girls or boys.  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 girl names only 12 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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