Aurora or Sage?

(45 Posts)
abbie777 Sat 21-Nov-20 00:48:23

We like either Aurora or Sage for our baby girl, which one do you like better? Is Aurora too common now?

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NC4Now Sat 21-Nov-20 00:49:39

Sage. I always find Aurora a bit of a mouthful and Sage is lovely and underused

newnewnewbuild Sat 21-Nov-20 00:52:06


I wouldn't say Aurora was overused but it has definitely become more popular in recent years

alexdgr8 Sat 21-Nov-20 00:54:46

one sounds like orange squash
and the other like an accounting software.
so no.

nocoolnamesleft Sat 21-Nov-20 00:56:06

I think this year Sage is too much about the scientific advisory group for emergencies.

abbie777 Sat 21-Nov-20 00:59:46

I honestly think we’re gonna go with Aurora but I like Sage too.

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IamnotwhouthinkIam Sat 21-Nov-20 01:07:33

Sage is one of my guilty pleasure names, I really love the sound of it plus the fact it is both a nature/hippy sort of name and a word name with a nice meaning (synonym for wise). I don't know if I'd be brave enough to use it in the first name spot myself, but it's beautiful!

Aurora to me, has a very different vibe to Sage. I think the Disney Princess associations have overcome it's nature/hippy meaning (of the Aurora Borealis), so it maybe feels more frilly/girly than Sage? But it would probably be the "safer" of your choices since it's more well known.


IamnotwhouthinkIam Sat 21-Nov-20 01:08:49

If you aren't using family names in the middle spot, Aurora Sage would be beautiful!

Awwlookatmybabyspider Sat 21-Nov-20 01:11:12

Aurora is gorgeous. Sage is awful.

XDownwiththissortofthingX Sat 21-Nov-20 01:12:01

Sorry, both sound like accountancy software packages to me.

joystir59 Sat 21-Nov-20 01:13:01

Saugacia sort of combines the two.

BatleyTownswomensGuild Sat 21-Nov-20 08:15:26

Aurora has a beautiful meaning but is very hard for anyone with a speech impediment to say properly....

Sage is sweet

TotalBitch Sat 21-Nov-20 08:19:35

I like both. I'd use Aurora as I like that you can shorten it.

TotalBitch Sat 21-Nov-20 08:21:00

True re speech impediments though. Little children would also struggle to say it. There are lots of Rorys around though, which you could use as a shortening? Not sure it that helps as you would still get the r sounds, but I think Rory might be slightly easier.

user1493494961 Sat 21-Nov-20 08:37:09

Not that keen on Aurora but it's far nicer than Sage.

Beni1993 Sat 21-Nov-20 08:49:07

Sage is the name of the website I get my payslips on 😳😂 I love Aurora, it was a potential name for DD but DP vetoed it!

Atalune Sat 21-Nov-20 08:50:53

I knew a Sage and he was a real free spirit, so I like that name. But for me it’s masculine.

Aurora- Disney princess. I don’t love it.

Oneandabean Sat 21-Nov-20 09:10:56

Sage definitely, Aurora is far too frilly and lots of little ones will replace the r with W. Sage is beautiful and much less used

Nell96 Sat 21-Nov-20 09:12:37

Aurora is pretty, but maybe slightly frilly and a bit of a mouthful. Sage is truly terrible - please don't.

Angel2702 Sat 21-Nov-20 09:13:00

Sorry safe and onion, software and scientists would rule that out completely for me.

YukoandHiro Sat 21-Nov-20 09:13:12

Sage is usually a name for a boy isn't it?

Whatsyourflava Sat 21-Nov-20 09:22:37

Aurora is a lovely choice
Sage i think of "sage advice" and also thought it was for a boy. Not keen but ok for middle name

pinkpinecone Sat 21-Nov-20 09:35:10

Aurora is lovely, Sage makes me think of stuffing

Scarby9 Sat 21-Nov-20 09:39:18

I prefer Sage.
Sorrel may be a good alternative if you can't choose?

itsgettingweird Sat 21-Nov-20 10:11:38

I like them both.

But if I'm honest after 2020 Sage has an entirely different meaning to me now and I'd not want to call my kid that.

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