Sage Name Meaning

English and French: nickname for a wise man, from Middle English, Old French sage ‘learned’, ‘sensible’, from Latin sagus ‘prophetic’, akin to sagax ‘sharp’, ‘perceptive’. Irish: variant of Savage, via the Gaelicized form Sabhaois. German: habitational name from a place near Oldenburg, so named from an old word, sege ‘sedge’, ‘reed’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sale, Sade, Cage, Page, Hage, Gage, Lage, Sager, Sales, Salge

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Sage Family Origin

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Sage Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sage. A less common occupation for the Sage family was Labourer. The most common Sage occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Sage's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Sage Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Sage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sage in 1942 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sage

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