Sawyer is a gender-neutral occupational name of English origins, meaning “woodcutter.” The name originally found fame in Mark Twain’s Adventures of Tom Sawyer, as an ever-mischievous and adventurous little boy. Sawyer also received a revival in the noughties thanks to the eponymous character in the cult TV series Lost. Sporting a relaxed and friendly feel, Sawyer is also a familiar surname, with American broadcaster Diane bearing the last name. Celebs have also become smitten with Sawyer over the years as Steven Spielberg gave the name to his little one.
Famous People Named Sawyer
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- Sawyer Avery SpielbergSon of Steven Spielberg
- Sawyer FultonWrestler
- Sawyer SweetenActor
Sawyer Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Sawyer is currently #160 on The Bump
Boy:Sawyer is currently #119 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Sawyer is currently #91 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Sawyer is currently #140 in U.S. births
Boy:Sawyer is currently #216 in U.S. births
Girl:Sawyer is currently #516 in U.S. births
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