Sailor Name Meaning & Origin

Sailor

Pronunciation: SAY-lər (key)

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My daughter is 5 years old and she loves her name SOOO… much! We (along with all of our friends and family) Call her Sail or Sailly. I love Sailor so much because it has a classic nickname but is original and different.

My little niece is named Sailor and her name definitely does not go with her siblings (Maxwell, Andrew, Isabelle, and Juliett). But it is still a cute name.

Nicknames for Sailor: | Edit

Captain :)
Sail
Sailly

Meanings and history of the name Sailor: | Edit

"Explorer of the Sea"

Famous real-life people named Sailor: | Edit

Sailor Lee Cook, daughter of Christy Brinkley

Sailor in song, story & screen: | Edit

Sailor Moon, Japanese fictional manga character
"Oh Sailor," Fiona Apple song
"Lost Sailor," Grateful Dead song
"Soul of a Sailor," Kenny Chesney song

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