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Gender: Male Meaning of Meir: "bringer of light" Origin of Meir: Hebrew

The name Meir is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "bringer of light". Meir and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Light and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

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Famous People Named Meir

Meir Kahane, American-Israeli rabbi and nationalist
Meir of Rothenburg, 13th century German rabbi and poet
Meir Sheetrit, Israeli Knesset member
Meir Amit, Israeli intelligence officer and politician
Meir Vilner, Israeli Knesset member and communist leader

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