Meaning and name origin
Saxon \sax-xon\ as a boy's name is pronounced SAKS-un. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Saxon is "from Saxonny". Also possibly "swordsman". This name was originally given to those from Saxonny, a region of Germany. Saxons were among the German tribes that invaded and settled England in the fifth century.
Saxon is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4382 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Saxon for boys (2014 statistics).