Ahern - Meaning of Ahern
[ 2 syll. a-her(n), ah-e-rn ] The baby boy name Ahern is pronounced as ahHH-ERN †. Ahern is used predominantly in English and its origin is Celtic. Ahern's meaning is descendant of Eachthighearna; descendant of the lord of horses. It is from the elements 'each' which means horse ; 'tighearna' lord ; 'tigern' lord. The first name is derived from the surname Ahern, which is itself Anglicized from the Gaelic surname Ó Eachthighearna meaning 'descendant of Eachthighearna'. Eachthighearna is from the Gaelic elements 'each' and 'tighearna'. The name Ahearn (English) is a variation of Ahern.
Ahern is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Ahern: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"