When Lewis Myers was born on 22 February 1857, his father, Jonathan Myers, was 40 and his mother, Anna Klingensmith, was 39. He lived in Allegheny Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 11 March 1863, at the age of 6.
Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.
English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.
English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).