Sawyer is an occupational name that originated in Middle English. Meaning "woodcutter" or "woodworker," the name was used to refer to lumberjacks or anyone who worked with wood. The name was popularized by the character in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. As a contemporary name, Sawyer is quickly becoming a popular name for boys in the United States.
Similar Names: Soiyer, Saegar
Famous Sawyer Names: Sawyer Sweeten (actor), Sawyer Spielberg (son of Steven Spielberg)