Meaning and Origin of: Sage
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First name origins & meanings:
- French, English, Latin : Wise one; from the sagebrush plant; prophet
- English : Wise one
- English : Wise; herb
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Last name origin & 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’.