Meaning and Origin of Ahern - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ahern

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Celtic : Lord of the horses

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachthighearna ‘descendant of Eachthighearna’, a personal name meaning ‘lord of horses’, from each ‘horse’ + tighearna ‘master, lord’. In Ireland, the name is most common in the southwest. Compare Hearn.