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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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Grocer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the O'dwyer family was Laborer. The most common O'dwyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of O'dwyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'dwyer.

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O'dwyer Historical Records

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O'dwyer Life Expectancy

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