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Myer meaning and name origin

Myer \m-yer\ as a boy's name has the meaning "farmer; bright, shining; larger; bright one; farmer; bright one" and is a variant of Mayer (German, Hebrew, Latin): Latin version of Major. Also a variant of Meir (Hebrew): biblical name popular in Israel, probably as homage to Prime Minister Golda Meir, whose last name was shortened from Meirson. Myer is also used as a variant of Meyer (German, Hebrew): architect Richard Meier; financier Mayer Rothschild.

Myer has 4 variant forms: Maier, Mayeer, Mayor, Meier.

Myer is also pronounced similarly to Mar, Marr and Muir. Another suggested similar baby name is Dyer.

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Popularity of Myer

Myer is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5393 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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