Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Wood Cutter
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Sawyer Girl)

In 2017 the name Sawyer...

• was given to 4,146 baby boys
• was the 95th most popular name for baby boys
• was 174% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Montana, Vermont, and Arkansas
• was least popular in Rhode Island, California, and New Jersey
• a unisex name which was given to boys 74% of the time
• was about as popular as Chase and Gavin
Babies Named Sawyer Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Sawyer...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 874% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Emerson, Atticus, Nikolai, Emory, Milana, Alayah
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Rudy, Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Sawyer Per State
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Geographically the name Sawyer...

• 13% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Tucker, Wyatt, Tanner, Harper, Addison, Paisley
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Aaron, Dylan, Aidan, Camila, Valentina, Brianna
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Sawyer by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Sawyer are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Sawyer will be the only kid named Sawyer in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Sawyer compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Sawyer rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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