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Sawyer

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How popular is the baby name Sawyer in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1913 7 0 7
1978 5 0 5
1983 8 0 8
1984 11 0 11
1985 19 0 19
1986 58 10 48
1987 77 14 63
1988 65 12 53
1989 88 16 72
1990 107 16 91
1991 146 20 126
1992 322 23 299
1993 417 42 375
1994 500 38 462
1995 490 52 438
1996 435 55 380
1997 431 42 389
1998 489 60 429
1999 522 59 463
2000 598 81 517
2001 533 62 471
2002 527 64 463
2003 639 69 570
2004 695 103 592
2005 1,171 102 1,069
2006 1,536 147 1,389
2007 1,645 135 1,510
2008 1,848 175 1,673
2009 2,148 253 1,895
2010 2,567 349 2,218
2011 2,561 384 2,177
2012 3,276 541 2,735
2013 3,845 686 3,159
2014 4,550 964 3,586
2015 5,462 1,217 4,245 #94 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Sawyer baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37,798 babies born with the name Sawyer in the United States. That's more than enough Sawyers to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sawyer" was in 2015 with a total of 4,245 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sawyers)

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sawyer" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 16 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 1,171 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Sawyer popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sawyer in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Midwestern U.S. Baby Names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each state.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sawyer" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sawyer as well as things modernly associated with the name Sawyer such as celebrities named Sawyer.

Origin and Meaning of Sawyer

The name "Sawyer" is of English origin, and it means "Woodcutter". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Sawyer

Sawyer Brown
Sawyer Hartman
Sawyer Fisherman's Formula
Sawyer Fredericks
Sawyer Fredericks Age
Sawyer Fredericks Trouble
Sawyer Storm Sweeten
Sawyer Sweeten
Sawyer The Voice
Sawyer Water Filter

Alternative Meanings

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Your name in reverse order is "Reywas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raswey". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Sawyer born Apr 23, 1929

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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