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Re: HISTORY OF THE MEIER NAME
Posted by: Keith Warren (ID *****0016) Date: October 27, 2005 at 02:18:48
In Reply to: HISTORY OF THE MEIER NAME by Charles E. Crews, Jr. of 605

Dear Charles

I have just returned from Zeven and Byhusen, Northern Germany from where my Meier relatives originated in 1871. I am advised by just found living relatives who still live there, and a local historian, that the name Meier (sometimes spelt Meyer) simply means worker. The name is extremely common in that part of Germany. Similar to Jones and Brown.

Regards

Keith


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