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Sawyer

An occupational surname for a wood worker. Popularized by the fictional young boy who persuades his friends to white wash a fence for him in the 1876 Mark Twain novel, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer." Recently known for James "Sawyer" Ford, the fictional character played by Josh Holloway on the hit television series, "Lost." A contemporary name for a boy or girl.

Origin
English
Middle English
Gender
Unisex
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Famous Sawyers
Sawyer Sweeten (actor)
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Shawn Sawyer (Canadian figure skater)
Sawyer Brown (country music band)
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Sibling Name Ideas
Sawyer is on other name lists
Occupational Names for Boys
Boys Names from Classic Children's Literature
Middle English Boy Baby Names