What does Sawyer mean?

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ˈsɔ yər, ˈsɔɪ ərSawyer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sawyer(noun)

    one who is employed to saw wood

  2. sawyer, sawyer beetle(noun)

    any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers


  1. sawyer(Noun)

    One who saws timber, especially in a sawpit.

  2. sawyer(Noun)

    A large trunk of a tree brought down by the force of a river's current

  3. sawyer(Noun)

    A beetle that lives and feeds on trees, including timber.

  4. sawyer(Noun)

    The bowfin.

  5. Sawyer(ProperNoun)

    for someone who made a living from sawing wood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sawyer(noun)

    one whose occupation is to saw timber into planks or boards, or to saw wood for fuel; a sawer

    Etymology: [Saw + -yer, as in lawyer. Cf. Sawer.]

  2. Sawyer(noun)

    a tree which has fallen into a stream so that its branches project above the surface, rising and falling with a rocking or swaying motion in the current

    Etymology: [Saw + -yer, as in lawyer. Cf. Sawer.]

  3. Sawyer(noun)

    the bowfin

    Etymology: [Saw + -yer, as in lawyer. Cf. Sawer.]


  1. Sawyer

    Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert is a census-designated place composed of several small unincorporated communities in Chikaming Township of Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,619 at the 2000 census. although some of the communities extend into southern Lake Township. The CDP is limited to Chikaming Township, although some of the communities extend into southern Lake Township. All of the communities are located either upon or just east of the dunes on the shore of Lake Michigan. Most of the communities lie west of Interstate 94, although the CDP includes a small area east of the interstate up to Sawyer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sawyer in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sawyer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Sawyer in a Sentence

  1. Madylin Sweeten:

    This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred, we are devastated to report that our beloved brother, son, and friend, Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life. He was weeks away from his 20th birthday. At this sensitive time, our family requests privacy and we beg of you to reach out to the ones you love.

  2. Bethenny Frankel:

    You’re in the press now being naked and doing soft-porn. Has anybody approached your daughter? Have you explained to her the situation? Kids talk, they’re very sophisticated! at 6? Yeah. Diane Sawyer came to her school yard and actually approached her.

  3. Sam Simon:

    The sort of lifetime achievement stuff that I'm getting now is kind of like Tom Sawyer funeral because they all know I'm sick, i am getting buildings named after me and awards and stuff. The truth is, I have more money than I'm interested in spending. Everyone in my family is taken care of. And I enjoy this.

  4. Valerie Greenberg:

    Right now there is no question that it's all about Caitlyn Jenner.The Diane Sawyer interview partnered with Vanity Fair cover story is only the beginning, the other members of the family should embrace their time out of the spotlight because it's Caitlyn's turn to shine.

  5. Ashley Judd:

    Diane Sawyer kept coming at me with all this other stuff, and finally I just said,' When I win an Oscar in one of your movies, okay ?' and Diane Sawyer was like,' Yeah, when you get nominated.' And I said,' No ! When I win an Oscar.'.

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