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Sawyer Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Sawyer is of English origin.

The meaning of Sawyer is "woodcutter".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 344  in baby name popularity for girls with 955 occurrences.  It ranked 110 in popular baby names for boys with 3571 occurrences. 

View the Sawyer Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Sawyer has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Sawyer to other names.


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Related Names

Sawyer is a form of the name Savion.

Variants of the name Sawyer include Sawyere.

Other Tidbits

Sawyer falls into the occupational name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Sawyer in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Sawyer.

Just for fun, see the name Sawyer in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.