Dwyer births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Dwyer numerous: Tipperary, Kilkenny, Wexford etc. Ir. Ó Dubhuidhir (Duibhir). The derivation is from dubh + Odhar, a first name meaning dun-coloured. A name famous for their part in the Resistance, they usually appear as O'Dwyer. IF,MIF & SGG.
Ó Duibhidhir (O') Dwyer, Deere, Diver: an-líonmhar: Tiobraid Árann, Luimneach, Ciarraí, an Clár, Port Lairge, Cill Chainnigh, Loch Garman, Ceatharlach. Bhí an chlann sa bunaithe ag Coill na Manach, Tiobraid Árann, agus cáil orthu mar trodairí i gcoinnibh choncais na nGall. Clú síoraí, dar ndó, ag "Seán Ó Duibhir a'Ghleanna" san amhrán úd -"go lá deireadh a'tsaoil". Tá an sloinne i gCúige Uladh le Deere, Diver. Litriú nua: Ó Duibhir. IF & SGG.
O Duibhir rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Dwyer.
O'Dwyer Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Duibhir (dubh + odhar, dark brown). A sept of Tipperary, immortalised in the song "Seán Ó Duibhir a' Ghleanna". IF.
 

Districts where Dwyer and a second surname are found together

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Districts and births


Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Dwyer: 9336
  • O'Dwyer: 732
  • Dwyre: 175
  • O'Duibhir: 1
  • Dwar: 1
  • Dweyer: 1
  • Dwire: 34
  • Dwier: 31
  • Dwyar: 2
  • O'Dwyre: 2
  • Dewire: 22
  • Dewyre: 2
  • O dwyer: 512
  • Duyer: 26
  • Dowyer: 8
  • O'Duyer: 3
  • De wire: 2
  • Dwyers: 3

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