Heaney Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉighnigh ‘descendant of Éighneach’ (see Heagney). Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉanna ‘descendant of Éanna’, a very common personal name of uncertain meaning. It was borne by various early saints, most notably St Éanna of Aran. The name has been erroneously understood as containing the element éan ‘bird’ and as a result the surname was sometimes Anglicized as Bird.

List of People with Surname Heaney

As far as we found, there are a total of 1,463 people with the surname Heaney. Among these people surnamed Heaney, there are around 305 different names, with an average of 4 people sharing the same name. John Heaney, Patrick Heaney and Robert Heaney are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Heaney, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that New York has the greatest number of people surnamed Heaney, with a total of 237 people, and there are a total of 126 different names among these people. New Jersey is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Heaney, with a total of 145 people and an average of 101 different names.