What does Dyer mean?
(male) Dayer, Doyer, ..
(female) Dyerre, Dyerria, .. Middle name pairings:
Dyer Kellen (D.K.), ..
How popular is Dyer?
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)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Dexter (#411 in recent rankings) is the only prominent alternative form of Dyer (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Dex, are uncommon. This form of Dyer was favored as a baby name 3 years ago (#361) and is almost as common today (#411, ▼10.6%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Dyer is pronounced similarly to Dar, Dor, Dore, Dwire and Dwyer. Other recommended names are Acer, Amer, Aymer, Daeg, Dael, Daye, Dayner, De-, Dee▼, Deen, Deker, Del, Den, Deri, Derk, Des, Dev, Dover, Dre, Drew, Dyce, Dyrk, Eber, Eder, Ezer, Fryer, Gaer, Ger, Hyder, Iver, Keer, Ker, Kyler▲, Mayer, Meyer▼, Myer, Ner, Omer▼, Peer, Per, Royer, Ryder▲, Ryker▲, Sayer, Tyler▼, Umer and Wyler. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dyer.See names in meaning and etymology.