Dwyer Catholic baptisms in Ireland


Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the parish reference.

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.
 

Parishes where Dwyer and a second surname are both baptised.

Surname:



RC parishes and households

This list shows total Dwyer Roman Catholic baptisms by county and parish.
Click on the parish to go to the FindMyPast transcript. (Free, registration required).

Variants and totals


Irish Times subscribers | | John Grenham | | Sitemap | | Login | | Subscribe | | Contact | | FAQs | | What's new?| | Privacy policy

Copyright © John Grenham 2020