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Saxon 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 has 3 variant forms: Saxe, Saxen and Saxton.

A baby name that sounds like Saxon is Sachsen.

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Popularity of Saxon

Saxon is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4382 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Saxon for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Saxon with its variant forms and related boy baby names.
Popularity of name Saxon
Popularity of Saxon