What does Dyer mean?
Dyer is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#671 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Dexter (#394 in 2014) is the only prominent alternative form of Dyer (#unlisted). These boy names reached the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.651%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.606%, down 6.9%). Dexter (#394) is the most fashionable boy name in this list, with this name undergoing a revival in usage. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Dyer and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)