Meyer

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

From the German surname

Middle High German meier = 'higher, superior', a name for landholder's stewards and great farmers or leaseholders

Deriving from Latin major domus = 'mayor or supervisor of the household' [1]

Related Names

Mayer Finish Norwegian Swedish
Meier
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Finish Norwegian Swedish
Meyer
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Meyer
Genitive: Meyers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Meyer
Genitive: Meyerin
Partitive: Meyeriä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Meyer
Genitive: Meyers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Meyer
Genitive: Meyers

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[3]
0 n.a. 9 n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 7 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 4 2 30
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 6
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Meyer.

Sources: [5] [3] [4] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi