Tierney Family History
14-Day Free Trial
GIVE ME ACCESS
Tierney Name Meaning
Irish: reduced form of O’Tierney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tíghearnaigh ‘descendant of Tighearnach’, a byname meaning ‘lord’, ‘master’. The Gaelic name is sometimes ‘translated’ as English Lord.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tiernan, Torney, Timoney, Sweeney, Tinney, Tarpey, Cerney, Birney