Origins Available: German-Alt, German
occupational hereditary surname, a type of surname that was taken from a word describing or common to the profession of the original bearer. It is a name for a mayor, or elected head of the community. The name stems from the German word "meier," meaning mayor.
Early Origins of the Meierr family
Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Meierr family
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Meierr Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Meier, Meierr, Meieres, Meiers, Meierr, Meierrs, Meierres, Meeier, Mire, Mier, Miere and many more.
Early Notables of the Meierr family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Meierr family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Meierr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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