Gender / Sex: boy
Sounds Like: Sayer, Sayre, Zayyir
Similar Names: Lawyer, Dwyer, Mayer, Saber, Sayers
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 514
Sawyer \sa(w)-yer\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Sawyer is "wood-worker". Occupational name. Literary: most familiar as the name of Mark Twain's boy hero, Tom Sawyer.
Baby names that sound like Sawyer are Sayer, Sayre and Zayyir. Other similar baby names are Lawyer, Dwyer, Mayer, Saber and Sayers.
Sawyer is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#514 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)