Ayer Name Meaning

English: from Middle English eir, eyer ‘heir’ (Old French (h)eir, from Latin heres ‘heir’). Forms such as Richard le Heyer were frequent in Middle English, denoting a man who was well known to be the heir to the main property in a particular locality, either one who had already inherited or one with great expectations.

List of People with Surname Ayer

According to our database, there are a total of 2,052 people with the surname Ayer. Among these people surnamed Ayer, there are about 249 unique names, with an average of 8 people who have the same name. John Ayer, Mary Ayer and James Ayer are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Ayer, with 74, 55 and 53 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Ayer, with a total of 181 people, and there are a total of 101 unique names among these people. Massachusetts is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ayer, with a total of 175 people and an average of 94 unique names.