Meijer (surname)

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Family name
Pronunciation Dutch: [ˈmɛiər]
Meaning Bailiff or steward
Region of origin Netherlands
Language(s) of origin Dutch
Related names Meijers, Meyer, De Meyer, Meyers

Meijer is a Dutch surname. It refers to a profession similar to a bailiff or steward. It originates from the Latin word maior.[1]

As of 2007, there are 39,801 people with the surname Meijer in the Netherlands.[1]

People named Meijer:

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  1. ^ a b (Dutch) Meijer (y). Nederlandse Familienamen Databank. Retrieved on 2009-05-06.