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Meyer is the Yiddish form of Meir. [noted -ed]
Miss Claire  7/29/2006
Pronounced meh-yur.
Miss Claire  7/29/2006
I can't imagine this as a first name.
slight night shiver  4/30/2008
Let's not even get into Stephenie Meyer, author of the immensely popular Twilight series.
― Anonymous User  10/24/2009
There is a character named Meyer Wolfsheim in the novel The Great Gatsby. He's a Jewish gangster rumored to have fixed the World Series, and is in fact based on real-life gangster Arnold Rothstein who was responsible for the Black Sox Scandal of the 1919 World Series.
sunshinechild67  12/20/2012
People should note that the surname Meyer is very different from the given name Meyer, and that the given name contains strong Jewish connotations (being a name almost exclusively given to children in Yiddish communities), unlike the surname.
― Anonymous User  9/13/2016
Meyer Lansky was a Jewish Mobster who had strong ties to the Sicilian Mafia, and whom the Godfather II character Hyman Roth is based on.
cuttlefishCuller  11/24/2016

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