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Sage Family History

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

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Name Distribution of Sage Families

  • Number of Sage families
     122 - 241
     41 - 121
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sage families
     218 - 434
     73 - 217
     1 - 72
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sage families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sage Family Origin

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Sage Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sage

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Sage Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sage census records

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Sage Civil War Service Records

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