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Gender: Male Origin of Mayer: Hebrew variation of Meir Meaning of Meir: Hebrew, "bringer of light"

The name Mayer is a boy's name of Hebrew origin. Mayer and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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More common -- when it was common -- with the Meyer spelling.

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Famous People Named Mayer

Mayer Hawthorne (born Andrew Mayer Cohen), American musician
Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty
Mayer Amschel de Rothschild, English financier; grandson of Mayer Rothschild
Mayer Alphonse James Rothschild, French financier
Isaac Mayer Wise, American Reform rabbi
John Mayer, American musician

Pop Culture References for the name Mayer

Oscar Mayer, American meat company

Meir, Meyer, Maier