Abraham Dyer was born in 1721, in Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. He married Rebecca Prout on 10 August 1746, in Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.
English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, from Middle English deier, degher ‘dyer’ (Old English dēag ‘dye’; the verb is a back-formation from the agent noun). Compare Dexter . The name is typical of southern England. In the Midlands Dexter is the more common equivalent and in northern England Lister .
Irish (Sligo and Antrim): variant of Dwyer .