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Meyers Name Meaning

English: patronymic meaning ‘son of the mayor’ (see Mayer 1). Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal Meyer (see Meyer 2). American form of German Meyer, with excrescent -s. Irish: variant of Meyer 3.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Myers, Meyer, Moyers, Mayers, Meier, Weyers, Peters, Meiers, Evers

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Meyers Family Origin

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Meyers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • School

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Meyers family was Laborer. The most common Meyers occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Meyers's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meyers.

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Meyers Life Expectancy

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