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Origins of the Meyer surname

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About the Meyers

We have a total number of 31249 records for people with the last name Meyer.

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Where do most Meyers live?

In 1921, most Meyers lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Meyers

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 10,700 records for the Meyer surname. The oldest one dates back to 1795.

Who were Meyers most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Millers

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Meyers.

What are the most common Meyer first names?

  • John
  • Henry
  • Anna
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Meyer family members

Common jobs for Meyers

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Meyers in 1921
Living On Own Means

57

Dressmaker

45

Governess

44

Private Means

35

Annuitant

17

Common Male occupations for Meyers in 1921
Farm Hands

232

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

204

General Farmers

179

Tinsmiths

125

Clerks

119

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