What does Myer mean?
Myer [my-er] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Myer means "farmer; bright, shining; larger; bright one; farmer; bright one". Myer is a variant form of Mayer (German, Hebrew, Latin): Latin transcription 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 relation via Mayer, Meir, Meyer: Meiri.Creative forms:
(male) Mier, Myter, ..
(female) Myerri, Myet, .. Middle name pairings:
Myer Gentry (M.G.), ..
How popular is Myer?
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)
Charted below is the birth name history of Myer for boys. Myer entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #967 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the statistics of the boy name Myer and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Myer are Meir (#1249 last year) and Meyer (#1999). These forms of Myer were at the height of their popularity 105 years ago (median #1116) and are now significantly less popular.
Myer is pronounced similarly to Mar, Mar-, Marr, Moore, More and Muir. Other suggested similar names are Acer, Amer, Aymer, Dwyer, Dyer, Eber, Eder, Ezer, Fryer, Gaer, Ger, Hyder, Iver, Keer, Ker, Kyler▲, Majer, Mayes, Meed, Mel, Miner, Moe, Myke, Mykel, Myles▲, Myller (see Miller), Mylo, Mynor, Ner, Omer▼, Peer, Per, Royer, Ryder▲, Ryker▲, Sayer, Tyler▼, Umer and Wyler. These names tend to be more commonly used than Myer.See names in meaning and etymology.