What does Myer mean?
Myer \m-yer\ as a boys' name is of German, Hebrew and Latin derivation, and the name Myer means "farmer; bright, shining; larger; bright one; farmer; bright one". Myer is a variant of Mayer (German, Hebrew, Latin): Latin version of Major. Myer is also a derivative of Meir (Hebrew): biblical name popular in Israel. Myer is also used as a variation of Meyer (German, Hebrew).
Myer has 1 more related variation via Mayer, Meir, Meyer: Meiri.
Myer is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#5026 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Myer and affiliated names. The only prominent varying form of Myer (#unlisted) is Meyer. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.669%) and are now significantly less popular, with Meyer becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)