When Robert Lee Meier was born on 28 March 1939, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, Jack Paul Meier, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Agnes Storey, was 21. He died on 3 July 2014, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Erwin, Manfred, Heinz, Armin, Bernhard, Lorenz, Franz, Gerhard, Helmut.
German and Dutch: variant of Meyer . The German surname in this form is also found in some other European countries, e.g. in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a variant of the personal name Meyer (see Meyer 2).