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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Little warrior

Boy name variations

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.

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