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Pronunciation

sɔjər

Origin

English

Meaning

Stylish and new, this unisex name could be a strong choice for a baby girl whose parents are considering gender-neutral names. Its original meaning is occupational, as it was given to those who sawed wood for a living. Literary-thanks to the inevitable association with Mark Twain-carefree, and definitely American, Sawyer is an endearing name for a little girl.

Rank in the year 2015

Sawyer was ranked #553 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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