Dever


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  • Dever in 1659.

  • Dever births mapped 1864-1913

  • Dever 1901 census map

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    Dyer
    (archived)



Parishes where Dever and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:1Donegal:110Mayo:19Tyrone:1
Westmeath:1

Surname Dictionary

Dever fairly rare: Mayo. Ir. Ó, Mac Duibhidhir. Variant of Donegal name Diver, q.v.
Diver fairly numerous: Donegal-Derry etc. Ir. Ó Duibhidhir.(mod. Ó Duibhir). A sept of Tír Conaill also appearing as Deere. The name is cognate with O'Dwyer in the south. SI.
Dyer Quite numerous: Mayo, Belfast and scattered. An English occupational name but in Ireland usually for Mac Duibhir which commonly occurs as MacDyer. However the Dyers of Belfast may well be of English origin.
Mac Dubhuidhir (Mac)Dyer, Dyar: annamh: Tír Chonaill & rl. Tá Mac Dwyer i gCabhán. Is sloinne Sasanach Dyer, chomh maith. Fréamh: an dá dhath: dubh + odhar. Litriú nua: Mac Duibhir. Féach Ó Duibhidhir, leis. MIF.
MacDyer fairly rare: Donegal etc. Ir. Mac Duibhidhir, modern Duibhir (SGA). Compare Mac Dwyer.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Devar: 2
Dever: 132
Devers: 18
Devir: 94
Devor: 2
Dier: 3
Diver: 63
Divers: 3
Divver: 4
Dyar: 2
Dyer: 175
McDier: 2
McDyer: 15

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Devere
Devirs
Devour
Devver
Diar
Dievers
Divir
Dyre
Mac Dubhuidhir
MacDyer
McDire
O Deuer
O Diver


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