Meyer

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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
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish
Meier
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish
Meyer
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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 (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 33 0 2 0 31
Denmark Denmark[4]
10
n.a.
0
n.a.
10
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
8
n.a.
0
n.a.
8
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
6 0 0
n.a.
6
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.


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. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/