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Gender: M Meaning of Meyer: "bringer of light" Origin of Meyer: Hebrew

The name Meyer is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "bringer of light". Meyer and is often added to user-created lists like -ER Ending Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF".

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Favored by first-generation Jewish families from the affluent Guggenheims to criminal-producing Lanskys; now Meyer is pretty much relegated to poolside gin games in Boca.

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Famous People Named Meyer

Meyer Lansky (born Meier Suchowlański), American gangster
Meyer London, American socialist Congressman
(Wilhelm) Meyer Lutz, German-English composer
Dax Meyer Street Reeser (b. 2009), son of skier Picabo Street

Pop Culture References for the name Meyer

Meyer lemon, Chinese lemon-orange hybrid
Meyer Wolfsheim, character in "The Great Gatsby"
Meyer, character in Jenetta Penner's "Configured" series