Last name origins & meanings:
- English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1,
i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.
- English: patronymic from mire
‘physician’ (see Myer 1).
- Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic
Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’
(see Mayer 1).
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