Myers

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This article is about the surname Myers. For other uses, see Myers (disambiguation).
Myers
Family name
Meaning "son of Mayer"
Related names Meyers, Myars, Myres, Miers, Miares, Myeres

Myers is an English origin and German origin surname. The English surname traces its origins to Anglo-Saxon England, from the Old English word maire meaning Mayor.[1] The German origin of the surname MYERS has the meaning "steward or bailiff," as in the magistrate of a city or town. The English orign of the surname has two possible sources: 1) from the Old French mire meaning "physician" and 2) Old Norse myrr meaning "marsh.[2]

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  1. ^ "Surnames: Myers". houseofnames.com. 
  2. ^ "Myers – name meaning & origin". genealogy.about.com. Retrieved February 11, 2008.