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What does Dwyer mean?

Dwyer Pronunciation of Dwyer [dwyer] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dwyer is "dark wise one". Originally an Irish surname.

Associated with: irish, dark, wise, surname.


Dwyer has 1 variant: Dwire.

Creative forms:
(male) Dayer, Dwyerd, ..


Middle name pairings:
Dwyer Jesus (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dwyer?

Dwyer is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1197 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dwyer has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dwyer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dwyer outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dwyer is pronounced similarly to Dar, Dor, Dore and Dyer. Other recommended names are Daye, Dayner, Deker, Dover, Fryer, Lawyer, Mayer, Meyer, Myer, Royer, Sawyer and Sayer. Like Dwyer, these names are not commonly used.

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