Last name: MAHER

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MAHER : This last name is indexed 124,373 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MAHER : 1: Irish: from Ó Meachair ‘descendant of Meachar’ a personal name meaning ‘kindly noble majestic’.2: Slovenian: nickname from maher a colloquial word of Middle High German origin (from macher ‘doer’). Compare German Macher 3.3: Slovenian: possibly also from a Slovenized form of the Old German personal name Macher 2.4: German: occupational name for a reaper or mower (see Mader).

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