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The nationality of Sawyer may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Sawyer may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Sawyer Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Sawyer come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Sawyer come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Sawyer name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Sawyer transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sawyer were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Sawyer.

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