Last name origins & meanings:
- Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from a reduced form of
Meyer 2, + German Sohn ‘son’.
- French: metonymic occupational name for a trader, from Old French mers
(Latin merx) ‘wares’, ‘merchandise’.
- Scottish: probably a metronymic from a short form of the female personal name
Mary (see Marie).
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