Waage Family History
Waage Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of thirty or more farmsteads named Våge from Old Norse Old Norse vágr ‘bay harbor inlet’. Compare Voge . German and Dutch: from Middle High German wāge Middle Dutch waghe ‘scales’ hence a metonymic occupational name for an official in charge of the city scales responsible for weighing produce especially produce offered as rent in kind or else for checking weights and measures used by merchants.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press