Mayor Family History
Mayor Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): variant of Mayer Spanish: nickname for an older man or a distinguishing epithet for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name from mayor ‘older’ from Latin maior (natus) literally ‘greater (by birth)’. Spanish: occupational or status name from major ‘governor chief’. Catalan: variant of Major . Jewish (Ashkenazic and Sephardic): from a variant of the personal name Meyer (see Meyer ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press