Meyer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Meyer, as a Jewish surname from Hebrew מֵאִיר (me'ír, illuminating), otherwise from Meier.

Proper noun[edit]

Meyer (plural Meyers)

  1. A surname of German and Jewish origin.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Meyer is the 183rd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 150,895 individuals. Meyer is most common among White (94.8%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Distribution of Meyers in Germany
Distribution of Meyers in Austria

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Meier, and from Hebrew מֵאִיר (me'ír, illuminating).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Meyer

  1. A common German occupational surname​.
  2. A German Jewish surname​.