O'dwyer Family History

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O'dwyer Name Meaning

Southern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhuidhir ‘descendant of Duibhuidhir’ (see Dwyer).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dwyer, O'haver, O'dea, Dyer, O'day, Lawyer, Payer, Wyer, Sawyer

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O'dwyer Family Origin

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O'dwyer Family Occupations

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  • Commercial Traveller

    25%
  • Fireman In A Sugar Works

    25%
  • Officer Of Customs

    25%
  • Surgeon Major M D Army M S D L Des

    25%

In 1881, Commercial Traveller, Fireman In A Sugar Works and Officer Of Customs were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'dwyer. The most common O'dwyer occupation in the UK was Commercial Traveller. 25% of O'dwyer's were Commercial Travellers. A less common occupation for the O'dwyer family was Surgeon Major M D Army M S D L Des.

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O'dwyer Historical Records

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O'dwyer Life Expectancy

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