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Origin and popularity of the name AYERS

Origin

Ayers : English: derivative of Ayer with excrescent -s. The -s may represent a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’ but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’ i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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    Variants of name AYERS

    AYARS EYER EYRE AYER AYRE