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Meyer Surname Origin
(Origin German) The magistrate of a city or town. Alternate spellings: meier, mayer, maier.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Meyer Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Meyer family history than the origin of your surname:
A Meyer Family History Thought:
'Life is lived forward, but understood backwards.'