Saxon Name Meaning & Origin

Saxon

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The Saxons were the original Germanic tribes that invaded and settled England in the 5th century. Saxon is literally "from Saxony" but the place-name meaning is "swordsman" (from sahs = "knife"), due to the historical significance of the Germanic warriors who fought and won battles with their swords.

Personal experiences with the name Saxon: | Edit

We love it. Saxon is not common but doesn't seem to promote silly nicknames that might cause ridicule. Strong name.

No offence, but I'd say "Saxophone" is a silly nickname and might cause ridicule...

With my name being Saxon I have never had a silly nickname or been ridiculed because of my name. Most parents and even some peers will compliment you on your name.

Nicknames for Saxon: | Edit

Sax
Saxophone
Saxy
Xon/Zon
Ax

Meanings and history of the name Saxon: | Edit

From Saxony or Warrior

Sharp blade (German).

Famous real-life people named Saxon: | Edit

Sky Saxon: American musician.

Saxon in song, story & screen: | Edit

Saxon (band): heavy metal band.
Saxon (film): Independent British film.

Saxon Banks is the name of a male character in the novel 'Big Little Lies', by Liane Moriarty.

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