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.
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“Garth, marriage is punishment for shoplifting, in some countries.”
—Mike Myers (b. 1964)