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Origin and popularity of the name MYER

Origin

Myer : 1: English of Norman French origin: occupational name from Old French mire ‘physician’ (Latinized as medicus). Compare Mayer and Mee.2: English: topographic name from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) denoting a person who lived at or near a marsh.3: Americanized form of German Meyer Mayer or Maier.

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 5,158 individuals with the name MYER on Geneanet.

 

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    (96 individuals)
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    (74 individuals)
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    (72 individuals)

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    Variants of name MYER

    MIERRE MIERS MYERS MIER