Geyer Family History
14-Day Free Trial
GIVE ME ACCESS
Geyer Name Meaning
German: nickname for a greedy or rapacious person, from Middle High and Middle Low German gir(e) ‘large bird of prey’, ‘vulture’. Some early examples may be a habitational name from houses bearing the sign of a bird of prey or from a place named Geyer near Zwickau, in Saxony, which is probably ultimately from the same word.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Heyer, Meyer, Geter, Deger, Seyer, Leber, Geier, Neyer, Gier, Genser