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pinWhat does Saxon mean?

Saxon /sax-on/ [2 sylls.] 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 has 3 variants: Saxe, Saxen and Saxton.

Kreatif forms: Saton, Seaxon, Suxon. [more]

pinHow 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. 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)

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

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Faxon, Jaxon, Paxon, Sagan and Sajan. Like Saxon, these names are not frequently used.