Meaning and Origin of: Tierney

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Celtic, Gaelic : Lord

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Irish : reduced form of O’Tierney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tíghearnaigh ‘descendant of Tighearnach’, a byname meaning ‘lord’, ‘master’. The Gaelic name is sometimes ‘translated’ as English Lord.