Meier Family History
Meier Surname History
This page is dedicated to a detailed history of the Meier family name, Meier origins, and history of people with the Meier name. The Meier family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Meier has migrated, it has changed making its origin a challenge to piece together. Meier family history has rich origins whose details have been accumulated over the years by Meier family researchers.
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The evolution of Meier begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was not unusual for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Meier family members have travelled around the world all throughout history. As these families moved between countries, the Meier name may have changed with them.
Meier country of origin
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The nationality of Meier can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Meier may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Meier
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The meaning of Meier come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. A lot of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Meier originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
- Jacob Meier Goldschmidt 1824 - 1864
- Leo T. Meier 1886 - ?
- Isaac Jacob Meier? Stern 1786 - 1860
- Endel Meier 1915 - 1945
- Selig Meier Goldschmidt
- Bertha Meier 1881 - ?
- Elisabeth Wille Meier 1852 - ?
- Rose Mary Meier 1883 - ?
- Moses Meier Grotwohl ? - 1690
- Mai Meier Kink
- Charles Ernst Meier/Meyer 1880 - ?
- Seligmann Meier Fuld ? - 1692
- Theodor Eustachius Meier 1846 - ?
- Rudolph Joseph Meier 1886 - ?
- Melba R (Rose) Meier
- Emma Meier 1879 - ?
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Famous people named Meier
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Meier
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Meier. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Meier spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Meier were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Meier. Last names like Meier change in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Meier last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.