Meier

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin maior domus. The surname is occupational, but has also absorbed Hebrew מֵאִיר ‎(me'ír, illuminating).

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Noun[edit]

Meier m ‎(genitive Meiers, plural Meier)

  1. (historical) administrator or leaseholder of a manor
  2. (botany) any plant of the genus Asperula

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Proper noun[edit]

Meier m, f ‎(genitive Meiers)

  1. A German and Jewish surname​.

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