US Popularity:3179
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Giving light, illuminating; Mayor, leader
Like the morning sun shining its rays down and making itself known to you with its warm and welcoming presence, your little one might remind you of this loving feeling. The boy’s name Meyer, means “giving light” or “illuminating” in Hebrew from the name Meir and could be a perfect choice to encapsulate this memory of baby. In German, Meyer most likely derives from an occupation, meaning “mayor” or “leader.” Whether you want to let baby know that they are the light of your life or simply wish them a bright future, this charming name is one to remember.

Famous People Named Meyer

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  • Stephenie Meyer

Meyer Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Meyer is currently #2856 on The Bump
Boy:Meyer is currently #1591 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Meyer is currently #3179 in U.S. births
Boy:Meyer is currently #1681 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 137
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Meyer

  • Behind the Name, Meyer, January 2019

  • Behind the Name, Meir, December 2017

  • WordSense Dictionary, Meyer

  • WordSense Dictionary, Meier

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