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Dwyer
Kilfeacle, Tipperary/ Australia (archived)




No Dwere households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Dwere households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Dwyer: numerous: Tipperary, Kilkenny, Wexford etc. Ir. Ó Dubhuidhir (Duibhir). The derivation is from dubh + Odhar, a first name meaning dun-coloured. A name famous for their part in the Resistance, they usually appear as O'Dwyer. IF,MIF & SGG.
O'Dwyer: Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Duibhir (dubh + odhar, dark brown). A sept of Tipperary, immortalised in the song "Seán Ó Duibhir a' Ghleanna". IF.
Ó Duibhidhir: (O') Dwyer, Deere, Diver: an-líonmhar: Tiobraid Árann, Luimneach, Ciarraí, an Clár, Port Lairge, Cill Chainnigh, Loch Garman, Ceatharlach. Bhí an chlann sa bunaithe ag Coill na Manach, Tiobraid Árann, agus cáil orthu mar trodairí i gcoinnibh choncais na nGall. Clú síoraí, dar ndó, ag "Seán Ó Duibhir a'Ghleanna" san amhrán úd -"go lá deireadh a'tsaoil". Tá an sloinne i gCúige Uladh le Deere, Diver. Litriú nua: Ó Duibhir. IF & SGG.
Ó Duibhir: rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Dwyer.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Dwyer 2117
Dwyre 5
O'Dwyer 62


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Duibhidhir
Dewire
Dewyre
Dwar
Dwere
Dweyer
Dwiar
Dwiard
Dwier
Dwire
Dwyar
O'Duibhir
O'Dwyre
Ó Duibhir


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