What does Saxon mean?
Saxon \sax-xon\ as a boys' 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 an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#4382 out of 88799, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Saxon for boys. Saxon has not made it into the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)