What does Dwyer mean?
Dwyer /dw-yer/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dwyer is "dark wise one". Originally an Irish surname.
Dwyer has 1 variant: Dwire.Kreatif forms: Deyer, Dwyerrio. [more]
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)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Dwyer for boys. Dwyer has yet to make it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dwyer is pronounced similarly to Dyer. Like Dwyer, this name is not commonly used.