Name: Meyer

Origin and Meaning of the Name Meyer

  • Meaning:
    He who illuminates
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    He who illuminates
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (meh YER)
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Miscellaneous Info for Meyer

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  • Used in:
    Yiddish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Yiddish form of Meir.
    It also coincides with a German surname meaning "mayor, leader".

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