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meier Name Meaning and History

http://www.ancestry.com/facts/meier-family-history.ashx

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German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak (Majer), and Polish: status name for a tenant farmer, steward, overseer, or village headman, a variant spelling of German Meyer 1.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of the personal name Meyer (see Meyer 2).
Danish: occupational name from meiere ‘reaper’, ‘harvester’.


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