Saxon

Colors Related to this Name: Yellow, Orange and Gold

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Determined

Popularity: This is an semi-popular name in the US. Ranking #2788 in 2013 and #2725 in 2014.

Famous People

Saxon Sharbino (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Middle English *Saxon, Saxoun, from Old French *Saxoun, Saxon ‎(“Saxon”), from Late Latin Saxonem, accusative of Saxo ‎(“a Saxon”), from Proto-Germanic *Sahsô, probably originally a derivative of Proto-Germanic *sahsą ‎(“rock, knife”), from Proto-Indo-European *sek- ‎(“to cut”). Cognate with Middle Low German Sasse ‎(“someone speaking Saxon, i.e. (Middle) Low German”), Old English Seaxa ‎(“a Saxon”), Old High German Sahso ‎(“a Saxon”), Icelandic Saxi ‎(“a Saxon”), Old English seax ‎(“a knife, hip-knife, an instrument for cutting, a short sword, dirk, dagger”). More at sax.

Meaning(s):

-A member of an ancient northern Germanic tribe that invaded England, together with Angles and Frisians, about the year 600.

-A native or inhabitant of Saxony.

-Of or relating to Saxony.

-Of or relating to the Saxon language.

-Of or relating to the Saxons.

-The language of the ancient Saxons.

-(Ireland poetic) English/British.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) of modern usage, from the last name, or directly from the noun Saxon.

-(last name)