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This article is about the surname Myers. For other uses, see Myers (disambiguation).
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 (originally maior) 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 origin 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". 
  2. ^ "Myers – name meaning & origin". Retrieved February 11, 2008.