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What does Sayer mean?

Sayer Pronunciation of Sayer as a boys' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Sayer is "wood-worker". Football celebrity Gale Sayers.


ASSOCIATED WITH wood (tree), worker (occupational)


VARIANTS Sayers, Sayre, Sayres

(male) Saer, ..

(female) Sayne, ..

Sayer Zahir (S.Z.), ..

How popular is Sayer?

Sayer is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11012 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Sayer has yet to make it into the list so far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Sayer is alike in pronunciation to Sawyer, Sior and Zayyir. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Baker, Bayler, Dayner, Dwyer, Dyer, Faber, Fajer, Fryer, Gaer, Gayler, Gayner, Hayder, Jader, Lawyer, Lazer, Maier, Majer, Mayeer, Mayer, Meyer, Myer, Nader, Naser, Rafer, Rayder, Rayner, Royer, Saber, Sabr, Sacar (see Sachar), Sadler, Saeed, Safir, Sage, Sahel, Salem, Sander, Sapir, Saxe, Saxen, Sayeed, Sayge, Sayid, Seager, Seger, Shaye, Skye, Skyler, Slater, Snyder, Speer, Spyder, Syed, Taber, Tayber, Tayler and Thayer. Like Sayer, these names are not frequently used.

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