Sailor is an uncommon unisex baby name. The name comes from an English occupational surname for a person that works on a boat. Sailor is a great choice for a family of nautical enthusiasts.
Meaning of the name Sailor:
English: occupational name for a person that worked on a boat
Origin of the name Sailor:
Sailor is an English name that refers to a person that works on a boat.
Symbolism of the name Sailor:
A sailor is at home on the sea and being a sailor was a lucrative career for a man for centuries. Whether a member of the navy or crew on a merchant or fishing vessel, a man in the Medieval and later periods could make good money if he was willing to be away at sea for months at a time.
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Gender of the name Sailor:
Sailor is a name used for both boys and girls.
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Emotion evoked from the name Sailor:
Sailor evokes feelings of adventure and hard work.
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Popularity of the name Sailor:
According to the Social Security Administration, Sailor is an uncommon unisex baby that has never ranked in the top 1000 names for either sex.
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Great middle names for the name Sailor and their meanings:
- Lennox (elm grove)
- Riley (rye clearing; courageous)
- Lincoln (town by the pool)
- Gray (the color)
- Justice (righteous)
- Remi (oarsman)
- Sasha (defending men)
- Aubrey (elf ruler)
- Finley (fair-haired hero)
- Belllamy (fine friend)
Famous people with the name Sailor:
- William “Sailor” Vincent (American actor)
- Bryan W. “Sailor” Roberts (American poker player)
- Sailor Burke (American boxer)
- Sailor Art Thomas (American pro wrestler)
Sailor in popular culture:
- Sailor Ripley (film, “Wild At Heart”)
- “Oh Sailor” (music, song by Fiona Apple song)
- “Lost Sailor” (music, song by Grateful Dead song)
- Sailor Moon (television, “Sailor Moon” series)