Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. BI-ers (Scottish)
Other Forms FormsBayers, Byres, Beyers
Edit Status Status
Meaning & History
Scottish and northern English topographic name for someone who lived by a cattleshed, Middle English byre, or a habitational name with the same meaning, from any of several places named with Old English b¯re, for example Byers Green in County Durham or Byres near Edinburgh.