Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Meinher m. Old High German megin, magan 'strength, might, power' + Old English here, Old High German heri 'host, army'.

Germany
Latin
822x875 Mainheri (gen) TradCorb §7, Meyneri (gen) ibid. §79; 1140 Meineri (nom) quix-vol2 122; 1214 Meinherus (nom) hennes-vol1 16
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Mainer (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 5
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Meinher". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Meinher.