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Gender: F Meaning of Tierney: "descendent of a lord" Origin of Tierney: Irish

An uncommon Irish-accented surname that seems particularly well suited to a girl. Tierney Sutton is a well-known jazz singer. Tierney, in its original Tiarnach form, was the name of several saints. It can also join the ranks of Old Hollywood names, via the haunting actress Gene Tierney. ER actress Maura Tierney is a current surname bearer.

Famous People Named Tierney

American actress Gene Tierney
Tierney Gearon, American photographer

Pop Culture References for the name Tierney

Tierneigh, Tiernie, Tiernan