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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Small and dark-skinned
  • Gaelic : Small and dark-skinned

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced form of McKiernan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thighearnáin ‘son of Tighearnan’ (see Tiernan).

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