Given Name SAWYER

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: SOI-ər, SAW-yər  [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname meaning "sawer of wood" in Middle English. Mark Twain used it for the hero in his novel 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' (1876).

Categories

literature, surnames, trendy, unisex
Entry updated October 11, 2012