When James Andrew Dyer was born on 7 September 1901, in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States, his father, James Calhoun Dyer, was 32 and his mother, Annie Elizabeth Wilson, was 26. He lived in Eagle Pass, Maverick, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 2, Duval, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 10 May 1968, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.
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 .