Dryer Family History
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Dryer Name Meaning
English: from an agent derivative of Old English dr¯gean ‘to dry’; possibly an occupational name for a drier of cloth. In the Middle Ages, after cloth had been dyed and fulled, it was stretched out in tenterfields to dry. Altered spelling of German Dreier or Dreyer.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press