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Myers is an English, Dutch and German origin surname. The English surname traces its origins to Anglo-Saxon England, from the Old English word maire (originally maior) meaning "mayor".[1] The German origin of the surname Myers has the meaning "steward or bailiff," as in the magistrate of a city or town. The English origin of the surname has two possible sources: from the Old French mire meaning "physician" or the Old Norse myrr meaning "marsh".[2]

Myers
Origin
Meaning "son of Mayer"
Other names
Variant(s) Meyers, Myars, Myres, Miers, Miares, Myeres

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  1. ^ "Surnames: Myers". houseofnames.com.
  2. ^ "Myers – name meaning & origin". genealogy.about.com. Retrieved February 11, 2008.