Sayer Name Meaning: A derivative of the medieval personal name 'Saher' or 'Seir',loosley translates as 'victory-army'.
Secondly an occupational name for a wood cutter 'Sayhare'/'Sawyer'.
Thirdly occupational for assaying metals or tasting food ,from French 'essay' meaning 'trial' or 'test'.
The plural spelling iof the name is a patronymic form,meaning 'son of Sayer'.
An example recording would be that of 'William Sayers',dated 1634.
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