Sawyer

Sawyer - A very unique male name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sawyer, meaning woodcutter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1228. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sawyer and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sawyer? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sawyer. The baby boy name Sawyer was given to 2,716 baby boys in 2012, ranking #147 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 604 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sawyer peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 147.



Famous with this name

Bob Sawyer
Stephanie Sawyer
Bill Sawyer


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Sawyer is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sawyer is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #37 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #428.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sawyer is where you live.


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Sawyer origin and meaning

Sawyer is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means woodcutter. To see famous people named Sawyer, pop culture references for the name Sawyer and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sawyer

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sawyer, sorted by popularity.

Sarah / Shigeru / Shakur / Sagar / Shakir / Surya / Shaurya / Sir / Sara / Sesar /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012147
2011171
2010172
2009202
2008225
2007240
2006245
2005306
2004432
2003434
2002492
2001480
2000461
1999486
1998499
1997515
1996530
1995498
1994468
1993525
1992598
19911133
19902260
19891604
19881858
19872015
19861664
19131228

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont37
Montana42
Alaska46
Idaho51
Utah53
New Hampshire58
Wisconsin69
Oregon73
South Dakota73
Wyoming74
Minnesota79
Iowa80
Maine80
North Dakota87
Nebraska88
Alabama90
Kentucky94
Arkansas94
Oklahoma95
Louisiana98
Mississippi99
Tennessee99
Kansas100
North Carolina105
Washington107
South Carolina113
Indiana114
Missouri116
Michigan117
Colorado119
Georgia126
West Virginia140
Ohio163
Virginia167
Illinois189
Arizona189
Florida192
Pennsylvania192
Hawaii202
Nevada205
New York208
Massachusetts215
Maryland221
Texas242
California259
New Mexico262
Connecticut282
New Jersey428

Even more about Sawyer


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sawyer a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sawyer?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sawyer
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 604
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +2,716

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