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pinWhat does Sawyer mean?

Sawyer /saw-yer/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Sawyer is "wood-worker". Occupational name. Literary: most familiar as the name of Mark Twain's boy hero, Tom Sawyer.


Kreatif forms: Sanyer, Sawmer, Siyer. [more]

pinHow popular is Sawyer?

Sawyer is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#646 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Sawyer for boys. Sawyer was first listed in 1991 and reached its apex position of #110 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sawyer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sawyer outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Sawyer is pronounced similarly to Sayer. Another recommended similar baby name is Lawyer. Like Sawyer, these names are not commonly used.