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Meaning and Origin of: Mayor boy

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. English: Headman, mayor
  2. Hebrew: One who brightens
  3. Latin: Great

First name variations: Meyer, Meir, Meier, Mayr, Myer, Myerson, Mayer

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English (Lancashire): variant spelling of Mayer 1.
  2. Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname for an older man or a distinguishing epithet for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name, from Spanish mayor ‘older’ (Latin maior (natus), literally ‘greater (by birth)’).
  3. Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): occupational or status name, from major ‘governor’, ‘chief’.
  4. Catalan: variant spelling of Major.
  5. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meyer 2.
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