Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SOI-ər
, SAW-yər
  [key·IPA]

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).

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Entry updated November 20, 2020