What does Sawyer mean?
Sawyer \sa(w)-yer\ as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Sawyer). Usage of Sawyer is American, and the name was once fashionable as a transferred use of the surname. Sawyer has however fallen out of fashion and is not that frequently used nowadays by parents for newborn baby girls in the U.S..
Sawyer is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#646 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Sawyer for girls. Sawyer entered the list in 2010 and reached its top position of #344 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)