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Boy Name: Dwyer

Name: Dwyer
Pronunciation: \dw-yer\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dark wise one
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Dyer, Dre, Drue, Drew, Dar, Deri, Dor, Dore, Duryea, Thayer, Tower, Tyr
Variant forms: Dwire
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1368

Description

Dwyer \dw-yer\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dwyer is "dark wise one". Originally an Irish surname.

Dwyer has 1 variant form: Dwire.

Baby names that sound like Dwyer are Dyer, Dre, Drue, Drew, Dar, Deri, Dor, Dore, Duryea, Thayer, Tower and Tyr.

Popularity

Dwyer is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1368 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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