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Origins of the Dwyer surname

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About the Dwyers

We have a total number of 57872 records for people with the last name Dwyer.

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Where do most Dwyers live?

In 1921, most Dwyers lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Dwyers

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 17,400 records for the Dwyer surname. The oldest one dates back to 1575.

Who were Dwyers most likely to marry?

Ryans

&

Murphys

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What are the most common Dwyer first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Dwyers

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Dwyers in 1921
Laundress

83

Dressmaker

77

Tailoress

59

Servant

52

Charwoman

50

Common Male occupations for Dwyers in 1921
General Labourer

116

Tailor

109

Dock Labourer

79

Porter

51

Fireman

49

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