Mayer - Meaning of Mayer
[ 2 syll. ma-yer, may-er ] The baby boy name Mayer is pronounced as MAY-er or MEY-er †. Mayer is used chiefly in the Hebrew language, and its origin is Latin and Germanic. From Germanic roots, its meaning is overseer or farmer.
In addition, Mayer is a variant of the name Magnus (English, German, and Scandinavian).
Mayer is also a variant of the name Meyer (Hebrew and Yiddish).
Mayer is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Mayer, Magnus was the most commonly used.
† English pronunciation for Mayer: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"