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Devers households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Devers households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Antrim 1 Armagh 1
Cork 1 Derry 1
Donegal 4 Fermanagh 2
Mayo 8    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Dever: fairly rare: Mayo. Ir. Ó, Mac Duibhidhir. Variant of Donegal name Diver, q.v.
Diver: fairly numerous: Donegal-Derry etc. Ir. Ó Duibhidhir.(mod. Ó Duibhir). A sept of Tír Conaill also appearing as Deere. The name is cognate with O'Dwyer in the south. SI.
Dyer: Quite numerous: Mayo, Belfast and scattered. An English occupational name but in Ireland usually for Mac Duibhir which commonly occurs as MacDyer. However the Dyers of Belfast may well be of English origin.
Mac Dubhuidhir: (Mac)Dyer, Dyar: annamh: Tír Chonaill & rl. Tá Mac Dwyer i gCabhán. Is sloinne Sasanach Dyer, chomh maith. Fréamh: an dá dhath: dubh + odhar. Litriú nua: Mac Duibhir. Féach Ó Duibhidhir, leis. MIF.
MacDyer: fairly rare: Donegal etc. Ir. Mac Duibhidhir, modern Duibhir (SGA). Compare Mac Dwyer.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Devar 2
Dever 132
Devers 18
Devir 94
Devor 2
Dier 3
Diver 63
Divers 3
Divver 4
Dyar 2
Dyer 175
McDier 2
McDyer 15


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Devere
Devour
Dievers
Dyre
Mac Dubhuidhir
MacDyer


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