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Boy Name: Dyer

Name: Dyer
Pronunciation: \d-yer\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: one who dyes
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Dwyer, Dre, Drew, Dar, Deri, Dor, Tyr
Similar Names: Myer, Dayner, Daye, Deker, Dover, Hyder, Iyar, Mayer, Meyer, Royer, Sayer, Tye, Tyler
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 560

Description

Dyer \d-yer\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dyer is "one who dyes". Occupational name. Dexter refers to a female deer. Author Wayne Dyer.

Baby names that sound like Dyer are Dwyer, Dre, Drew, Dar, Deri, Dor and Tyr. Other similar baby names are Myer, Dayner, Daye, Deker, Dover, Hyder, Iyar, Mayer, Meyer, Royer, Sayer, Tye and Tyler.

Popularity

Dyer is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#560 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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