In Old English, the name Sawyer meant “woodcutter,” a highly important and respected occupation in the time of its origin. Mark Twain’s title character, Tom Sawyer, was actually partly based on a lively and exuberant fireman named Sawyer. Unusual yet familiar, warm yet mischievous, this is a great choice for your little guy.
Rank in the year 2015
Sawyer was ranked #157 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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