Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsNiedermaier, Niedermair, Niedermayer, Niedermayr, Niedermeir, Niedermeyer, Niedermeyr
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Contributor Contrib.General9696 on 8/10/2019
Initially used as a distinguishing name for a farmer ("Meier") who had a farm lower ("nieder") than the neighboring one(s). This surname and its variant spellings are common to Austria and the Free State of Bavaria in Germany.