Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: farmer; bright, shining; larger
Sounds Like: Mayor, Mayeer
Variant forms: Maier, Meir, Meyer, Myer
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 893
Mayer \ma-yer\ as a boy's name is pronounced MYE-er. It is of German, Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mayer is "farmer; bright, shining; larger". Latin version of Major. Banker Mayer Rothschild.
Mayer has 4 variant forms: Maier, Meir, Meyer and Myer.
Baby names that sound like Mayer are Mayor and Mayeer.
View a list of the 5 names that reference Mayer.
Mayer is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#893 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)