Meaning and Origin of: Dwyer

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Fabric dyer

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhuidhir, a variant of Ó Duibhidhir (see Diver) ‘descendant ofDuibhuidhir’, a personal name composed of the elementsdubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + odhar ‘sallow’, ‘tawny’.