Dyer heads of household in 1901 census


DEDs and surname occurences

Antrim: Clifton: 3
Antrim: Clifton Ward, Belfast: 1
Antrim: Court Ward: 2
Antrim: Cromac: 3
Antrim: Dock Ward: 1
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 1
Antrim: Falls: 1
Antrim: Lisburn: 1
Antrim: St. Anne's: 4
Antrim: Woodvale Ward: 1
Clare: Ballinahinch: 1
Cork: Carrigaline: 1
Cork: Cork Urban No. 5: 1
Cork: Garryvoe: 1
Donegal: Greencastle: 1
Down: Bangor: 1
Down: Pottinger: 2
Down: Victoria: 2
Dublin: Drumcondra: 1
Dublin: Howth: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 2
Dublin: Kingstown: 2
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 1
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: Rotunda: 1
Kilkenny: Inistioge: 4
King's Co.: Birr (Rural): 1
Limerick: Glentworth, Limerick No. 5: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban No. 1: 1
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 4.: 1
Mayo: Ballaghaderreen: 1
Mayo: Ballinrobe: 1
Mayo: Ballyhaunis: 2
Mayo: Course: 1
Mayo: Knock North: 1
Mayo: Loughanboy: 8
Queen's Co.: Portarlington South: 1
Roscommon: Artagh North: 3
Roscommon: Artagh South: 1
Roscommon: Boyle Rural: 3
Roscommon: Boyle Urban: 1
Roscommon: Buckhill: 7
Roscommon: Croghan: 1
Roscommon: Elphin: 1
Roscommon: Fairymount: 6
Roscommon: Frenchpark: 1
Roscommon: Loughglynn: 3
Roscommon: Mote: 1
Roscommon: Tivannagh: 1
Sligo: Achonty East: 2
Sligo: Aghanagh: 2
Sligo: Ballymote: 6
Sligo: Ballynashee: 1
Sligo: Banada: 2
Sligo: Bricklieve: 2
Sligo: Carrickbanagher: 1
Sligo: Cloonoghill: 2
Sligo: Coolaney: 1
Sligo: Cuilmore: 2
Sligo: Drumrat: 4
Sligo: Killaraght: 4
Sligo: Kilshalvy: 4
Sligo: Leitrim: 2
Sligo: Lissadill West: 3
Sligo: Owenmore: 1
Sligo: Templevanny: 2
Sligo: Tobercurry: 4
Tipperary: Clohaskin: 1
Tipperary: Kilcooly: 1
Tipperary: Lorrha East: 1
Tipperary: Roscrea: 1
Wexford: Wexford Town: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

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 1901, with total occurences

Dever: 32
Devere: 1
Devers: 16
Devir: 13
Devor: 1
Dier: 3
Diver: 68
Divver: 2
Dyar: 1
Dyer: 72
Dyre: 3
McDyer: 3

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