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Meaning of Myer

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The name Myer has the following meaning:

One who shines. Also has the meaning of "great " in Latin.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Myer is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Myer in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Myer is pronounced as may-er


Myer originates from the Hebrew language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Myer and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Myer: Boys - Abraham, Caleb, Elijah, Emmanuel, Gideon, Hyman, Jesus, Meir, Moses, Saul, Seth, Girls - Abigail, Dara, Datya, Both genders - Matthew


Popular Variants for the name Myer:
The name Myer is itself a variant of Meir


We think the name Myer should fall under the following style category: Hebrew.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Myer to be: A passionate and smart man

In one word, you might describe Myer as a(n) "passionate" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Myer (or its variants) are:

Myer Galpern, born on 1 January, a famous politician. Myer Galpern's background: A British Labour Party politician.

Steve Myer, born on 17 July, a famous athlete. Steve Myer's background: A former professional American football player who played in 4 NFL seasons from 1976-1979 for the Seattle Seahawks.

Myer Prinstein , born on 22 December, a famous athlete. Myer Prinstein 's background: An American world record holder for the long jump and won gold medals in three Olympic Games and a member of the Irish American Athletic Club.
Michael (2)
Matthew (4)
Mason (52)
Marcus (114)
Maxwell (133)
Micah (172)
Mario (174)
Mitchell (191)
Martin (197)
Malachi (200)
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