Ahern Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachthighearna ‘descendant of Eachthighearna’, a personal name meaning ‘lord of horses’, from each ‘horse’ + tighearna ‘master, lord’. In Ireland, the name is most common in the southwest. Compare Hearn.

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List of People with Surname Ahern

Based on our public records, there are a total of 5,367 people with the surname Ahern. Among these people surnamed Ahern, there are approximately 471 distinct names, with an average of 11 people who share the same name. Margaret Ahern, Mary Ahern and James Ahern are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Ahern, with 64, 60 and 60 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Ahern, with a total of 661 people, and there are a total of 295 distinct names among these people. Massachusetts is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ahern, with a total of 742 people and an average of 261 distinct names.