Family name
Meaning "son of Mayer"
Related names Meyers, Myars, Myres, Miers, Miares, Myeres

Myers is an English origin and German origin surname. The English surname is an early medieval patronymic meaning "son of Mayer", an occupational name for a mayor. The English surname may also have evolved from "physician" ("mire", Old French), or "marsh" ("myrr", Old Norse). The first English public record of the surname was in 1212. The German surname means "steward"/"bailiff", referring to the town magistrate. Myers is uncommon as a given name. There are many variant spellings.[1][2]




  • Don Myers and Edith Myers are characters in the novel Halloween by Curtis Richards
  • Judith Myers, character in the first Halloween film and its remake. This character also appears and is mentioned in novels and comic books.
  • Michael Myers (Halloween), serial killer character in the Halloween film series that also appears in novels and comic books.
  • Nina Myers, character from the TV series 24
  • Ros Myers, character from the TV series Spooks


See also


  1. ^ "Surnames: Myers". Retrieved FEbruary 11, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Myers – name meaning & origin". Retrieved February 11, 2008. 

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