Last name: SAGE

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SAGE : This last name is indexed 331,444 times on Geneanet!

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SAGE : 1: French and English (of Norman origin): nickname for a wise learned man from the Old French and Middle English adjective sage ‘wise learned sensible’ from Latin sagus ‘prophetic’ akin to sagax ‘sharp perceptive’. Compare Desage and Lesage.2: Irish (Meath): in some cases a variant of Savage via the Gaelicized form Sabhaois.3: German: habitational name from a place near Oldenburg so named from an old word sege ‘sedge reed’.

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