Sawyer Family History
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Sawyer Name Meaning
English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, Middle English saghier, an agent derivative of sagh(en) ‘to saw’. Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or a translation of Seger.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sayer, Mawyer, Hawker, Saeger, Sadler, Lawyer, Mayer, Sauter, Seyer