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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MAY-jər
Other Forms FormsMajors, Mayor, Majer, Mauger, Magor, Maior, Mayer, Mayers, Myers, Myer, Mager, Magers

Meaning & History

From the Norman given names Malger and Mauger, themselves derived from Germanic madal meaning "council" and gar, geer meaning "spear". A notable bearer of this name is the former British prime minister Sir John Major (1943-).
Added 6/6/2022 by General9696
Edited 7/7/2022 by General9696