What does Saxon mean?
Saxon [sax-on] 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.
Associated with: swordsman (warrior).
(male) Safon, Sanon, ..
(female) Saxonna, Saxonny, ..
How popular is Saxon?
Saxon is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#4584 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Saxon for boys. Saxon was first listed in 1991 and reached its highest position of #1812 in the U.S. in the year 1996, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
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