US Popularity:3739
Origin:German
Meaning:Farmer; greater; bright
Mayer is a masculine name of German, Latin, and Hebrew origin, meaning "farmer," "greater," or "bright," respectively. This common German surname is a lesser-known first name, making it an eye-catching choice for parents looking for a unique moniker for baby. The German Mayer is derived from the Latin māior, which means "headman" or "greater." In the past, this title was given to stewards, bailiffs, and tenant farmers to denote their status. In Hebrew, this name is a variant of Meyer, coming from the Hebrew word meir meaning "enlightened." An influential and intelligent name like Mayer will be sure to encourage a natural-born leader in baby.

Mayer Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Mayer is currently #3809 on The Bump
Boy:Mayer is currently #2129 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Mayer is currently #3739 in U.S. births
Boy:Mayer is currently #1880 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#1880
in 2023
+ 46
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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