Name SAW

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 15 births of Saw in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Saw per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 6 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Saw   
In Italiano Nome Saw   

Information about the first name Saw

The first name Saw has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Saw is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Saw

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Saw : Asw, Aws, Swa

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Origin and meaning of name Saw

US English
Etymology src :
  • The noun from Middle English sawe, sawgh, from Old English saga, sagu (“saw”), from Proto-Germanic *sagô, *sagō (“saw”), from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (“to cut”). Cognate with West Frisian seage (“saw”), Dutch zaag (“saw”), German Säge (“saw”), Danish sav (“saw”), Swedish såg (“saw”), Icelandic sög (“saw”), and through Indo-European, with Latin secō (“cut”) and Italian sega (“saw”).
  • The verb from Middle English sawen, from the noun above.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English sawe, from Old English sagu, saga (“story, tale, saying, statement, report, narrative, tradition”), from Proto-West Germanic *sagā, from Proto-Germanic *sagō, *sagǭ (“saying, story”), from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷe-, *skʷē-, from *sekʷ- (“to follow”). Cognate with Dutch sage (“saga”), German Sage (“legend, saga, tale, fable”), Danish sagn (“legend”), Norwegian soga (“story”), Icelandic saga (“story, tale, history”). More at saga, say. Doublet of saga.
Etymology (Interjection) src :
  • SAW
  • (Islam, proscribed) صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ‎ (ṣallā llāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallama, “peace be upon him”)
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • saw (plural saws)
  • A tool with a toothed blade used for cutting hard substances, in particular wood or metal
  • A musical saw.
  • A sawtooth wave.
Etymology (Interjection) src :
  • saw
  • (slang) What's up (either as a greeting or actual question).
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • saw
  • simple past tense of see
  • (colloquial, nonstandard) past participle of see
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Noun src :
  • Saw (plural Saws)
  • (slang, African American Vernacular English) A Bahamian.
  • 1937, Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Harper Perennial (2000), page 154:
  • Since Tea Cake and Janie had friended with the Bahaman workers in the ’Glades, they, the “Saws,” had been gradually drawn into the American crowd.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: sô, IPA(key): /sɔː/
  • Homophones: (in some non-rhotic accents): soar, sore
  • Rhymes: -ɔː
  • (US) enPR: sô, IPA(key): /sɔ/
  • (cot–caught merger) enPR: sä, IPA(key): /sɑː/
  • (idiosyncratic, past tense of 'see') IPA(key): /sɑːl/
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • SAW (plural SAWs)
  • (military, US) A squad automatic weapon or section automatic weapon, a kind of light machine gun.
  • (physics) Initialism of surface acoustic wave.
Etymology (Verb) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • saw (plural saws)
  • A salve.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Doric and most Southern Scots dialects) IPA(key): /sa/
  • (Central and some Southern Scots dialects) IPA(key): /sɔ/

Popularity of the name Saw

Number of SAW births per year

Total births of Saw by country

Births with the first name Saw
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
1980 - 2019
1985 - 2019

Total births of Saw by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Saw
USUnited State of America

Comments on the name Saw

Personalities with the first name Saw

There is 0 personality with the first name Saw

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Saw

There are 1 actor and actress with the first name Saw
Saw Morrison

Rankings of first name SAW by country

Country ranking (boys)
#3414US United State of America2019
Country ranking (girls)
No ranking of first name SAW (female) births over the last year available in each country

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