Mier Family History
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Mier Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Myer. Spanish: habitational name from a village in Santander province, so named from mies ‘ripe grain’, ‘harvest time’ (Latin messis aestiva ‘summer harvest’). Dutch: nickname from mier ‘ant’; perhaps denoting an industrious person. Dutch and Belgian (van de Mier): topographic name from a Brabantine form of moere ‘bog’, ‘marsh’ (modern moeras), or a habitational name from Moere in West Flanders.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press