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What does Sayre mean?

Sayre Pronunciation of Sayre [sayre] as a boys' name is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of Sayre is "wood-worker". Sayre is an alternate form of Sayer (Welsh): football celebrity Gale Sayers.

Associated with: wood (tree), worker (occupational).


2 related forms via Sayer: Sayers and Sayres.

Creative forms:
(male) Samre, Sayse, ..

(female) Sayne, Sayse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sayre Shane (S.S.), ..

How popular is Sayre?

Sayre is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4008 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sayre has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sayre name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sayre is pronounced similarly to Sawyer and Sior. Other recommended names are Adayre, Blayre, Clayre, Fabre, Sable, Sabr, Sabre, Sage, Saige, Sante, Sarge, Saxe, Sayeed, Sayge, Sayid, Shaye, Shayne, Skye, Slayde, Squyre (see Squire), Swayne and Ware. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sayre.

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