Myers

First Name
510
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Myers

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  • According to a user from Washington, United States, the name Myers is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A user from Wisconsin, United States says the name Myers is of Unknown origin and means "Doctor".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Myers means "Hard working" and is of German origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Myers

Myers Brandon is a football player. His ongoing career started in 2009. Myers was born on September 4th, 1985 in Prairie City, Iowa.

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Myers Y. Cooper was a Governor of Ohio. Myers was born on November 25th, 1873 in St. Louisville, Ohio. He died on December 6th, 1958.

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Myers was born on December 23rd, 1908. He died in 1986.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Myers

Mike Myers is an actor, comedian, musician, writer, film producer, and film director. Mike was given the name Michael John Myers on May 25th, 1963 in Scarborough, Toronto.

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Michael Myers is a fictional character.

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Heavy D was a hip hop music, new jack swing, and reggae fusion rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, music executive, record producer, rapping, and singing. Heavy was given the name Dwight Myers on May 24th, 1967 in Mandeville, Jamaica. He died on November 8th, 2011.

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Jackie DeShannon is a pop music and human voice singer-songwriter, music artist (occupation), lyricist, and broadcasting. Her ongoing career started in 1950. Jackie was given the name Sharon Lee Myers on August 21st, 1941.

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Dee Dee Myers is a 20. She was most active from 1993 to 1994. Dee was born on September 1st, 1961 in Quonset Point.

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Meg Myers is an alternative rock, pop rock, and indie rock musician. She was most active from 2011 to present. Meg was born on October 6th, 1986 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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How popular is the baby name Myers in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 7 0 7
1914 7 0 7
1915 9 0 9
1916 11 0 11
1917 12 0 12
1918 12 0 12
1919 15 0 15
1920 12 0 12
1921 6 0 6
1922 12 0 12
1923 10 0 10
1924 12 0 12
1925 10 0 10
1926 5 0 5
1927 6 0 6
1928 10 0 10
1930 8 0 8
1931 9 0 9
1932 8 0 8
1934 7 0 7
1935 9 0 9
1937 6 0 6
1938 7 0 7
1940 6 0 6
1941 10 0 10
1942 7 0 7
1943 6 0 6
1944 7 0 7
1945 9 0 9
1947 5 0 5
1949 5 0 5
1951 5 0 5
1953 5 0 5
1954 12 0 12
1955 8 0 8
1957 5 0 5
1958 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1988 5 0 5
1989 5 0 5
1990 5 0 5
1992 6 0 6
2000 6 0 6
2003 7 0 7
2004 7 0 7
2005 6 0 6
2007 5 0 5
2008 9 0 9
2009 11 0 11
2010 7 0 7
2012 9 0 9
2013 18 6 12
2014 16 5 11
2015 22 5 17
2016 32 7 25
2017 24 8 16

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Popularity of Myers as a last name

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Common last names for Myers

  • Miller

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Myers U.S.
  White 84.50% 64.26%
  African American 10.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Myers

People with the last name Myers are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Myers

  • How Popular is the name Myers? Myers is the 16,106th most popular name of all time. As a last name Myers was the 96th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Myers have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 510 babies born with the first name Myers in the United States. That's more than enough people named Myers to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Myers? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Myers first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Myers is Wednesday, November 26th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Myers born? The highest recorded use of the first name Myers was in 2016 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Myers: Your name in reverse order is Sreym. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sremy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Myers? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 229,895 people with the last name Myers.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Myers? Myers was ranked as the 96th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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