Sawyer

Sawyer - A very unique female name



  Sep 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sawyer, meaning woodcutter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1986 on position #3898. 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 girl name Sawyer was given to 511 baby girls in 2012, ranking #544 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,766 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sawyer peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 544.



Famous with this name

Sawyer Matheny
Sawyer Sharbino
Warren 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 Montana at position #102 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,256.

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 / Sara / Sherry / Sierra / Sherri / Sheri / Shari / Sherrie / Sarai / Sheree /

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
2012544
2011699
2010750
20091056
20081498
20071745
20061542
20052193
20041898
20033121
20023193
20012998
20002450
19993065
19982849
19973432
19962893
19952982
19944741
19932734
19914710
19863898

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana102
North Dakota119
Idaho127
New Hampshire193
Iowa258
Wisconsin267
Mississippi283
Kentucky287
Nebraska289
Oklahoma320
Missouri320
Minnesota345
Utah389
Indiana411
Alabama417
Kansas420
South Carolina421
Arizona435
Washington438
Tennessee451
Oregon458
Arkansas495
Ohio509
Georgia511
Louisiana520
Virginia590
Michigan596
North Carolina618
Colorado631
Illinois661
Texas667
Florida793
California881
Pennsylvania1201
New York1256

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 female 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
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sawyer
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,766
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1986
2012 births +511

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