Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Little warrior
Family name origins & meanings
- Irish (Counties Clare and Connacht) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaghráin ‘descendant of Eaghrán’, a diminutive of Eaghra, a personal name of unexplained origin.
- (County Fermanagh) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAráin ‘descendant of Arán’, a name of unknown origin.
- (Armagh) Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaráin (see Herron).
- Dutch and Belgian : habitational name from a house named Ten (H)aerne (‘At the Eagle’), in Bruges, Belgium, or from places called Haren in Brabant and North Brabant, or in Bommershoven in the province of Limburg.