28,625 MEIER members around the world
Stay informed about MEIER Family online & offline events!
See one of our recent Ireland101 Tribe Gatherings
MEIER Family HistoryRecorded in the spellings of Maier, Maior, Mair, Mayer, Mayor, Meir, Meijer, Meyer, and Meier, with the patronymics Mayers and Meyers, this notable surname is of Roman and Frankish pre 5th century origins. Deriving from the original Roman (Latin) personal name "Magnus" meaning "The great one", it has always been widely recorded in early English, Dutch, French, German and Swisse registers from the earliest times, both as firstly a baptismal name, and then after the 12th century a.d., as a surname.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous MEIER (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the MEIER tribe
- Find your MEIER ancestor
- Tell us about your MEIER Family
- Tell us about your MEIER ancestors
- Ask a question about the MEIER history
- Leave a message for MEIER family members
Invite more MEIER family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the MEIER tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the MEIER live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!