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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.


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).

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

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Similar Names

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