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Ahern - Meaning of Ahern

What does Ahern mean?

[ 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.

See also the related categories, descendant (heir), horse, elements, celtic, and anglicized.

Ahern is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Ahern include Ahearn, Eachthighearna, Aarin, Aaryn, Arain, Aran, Arin, Armaan, Armagan, Arman, Armand, Armen, Armin, Armon, Army, Armyn, Arnau, Arnault, Arne, and Arney.

† 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)"


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