Tiernan: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Tiernan

An Irish Gaelic name, this is the Anglicized form of Tighearnán, meaning “little lord.” And anybody who’s ever had kids knows that no matter who you “say” is boss, the “little lord” title is pretty fitting for the one who really runs the house.

Nicknames:

Tier.

Famous people named Tiernan:

Ancient Irish king Tiernan O'Rourke; comedian Tommy Tiernan.

Fun facts:

The similar name Tierney is also derived from the same root name.

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