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Gender: Male Meaning of Saxon: "people of the dagger" Origin of Saxon: German

The name Saxon is a boy's name of German origin meaning "people of the dagger". Saxon and is often added to lists like German Shepherd Puppy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibling Spelling Game".

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Famous People Named Saxon

Saxton Temple Pope, American doctor and outdoorsman, the father of modern bow hunting
Saxon Winston Holt, American politician; 24th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
Saxton Smith, American politician
Saxon Oliver O'Loughlin (b. 1997), son of actor Alex O'Loughlin
Saxon Musk (b. 2006), son of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk
Saxon Paige Sharbino, American actress
Alex Saxon, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Saxon

Saxon Maclean, a main character in the Brenna Blixen series
Saxton Hale, character in video game "Team Fortress 2"
Harold Saxon, codename of "The Master" on TV's "Doctor Who"
English heavy metal band, Saxon

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