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Gender: M Meaning of Tiernan: "little lord" Origin of Tiernan: Irish

Tiernan is the slightly edgier and more seductive cousin of Kiernan. This is one Irish surname that is attractive but distinctive; Tierney is another, related, option.

Tiernan was a popular name in early and medieval Ireland and was borne by several kings and saints. It is currently high on the list in Northern Ireland.

Famous People Named Tiernan

Tiernan O'Rourke (Tigernan Ua Ruairc), 12th century Irish king of Breifne
Tiernan O'Halloran, Irish rugby player

Pop Culture References for the name Tiernan

Tiernon, Tiernin, Tierney, Tiarnan, Tiarney, Tiernen