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Origin and popularity of the name MEIER

Origin

Meier : 1: German and Dutch: variant of Meyer. The German surname in this form is also found in some other European countries e.g. in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a variant of the personal name Meyer (see Meyer 2).3: Danish: occupational name from meiere ‘reaper harvester’.4: English: variant of Mayer.

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

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Geographic distribution of the 69,207 individuals with the name MEIER on Geneanet.

 

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