Heffernan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIfearnáin ‘descendant of Ifearnán’, a personal name from a diminutive of ifreannach ‘demon’ (from ifreann ‘hell’).

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List of People with Surname Heffernan

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,313 people with the surname Heffernan. Among these people surnamed Heffernan, there are approximately 372 different names, with an average of 6 people who share the same name. Mary Heffernan, Daniel Heffernan and Patrick Heffernan are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Heffernan, with 67, 42 and 41 people respectively.

Moreover, Our data shows that New York has the most people surnamed Heffernan, with a total of 298 people, and there are a total of 161 different names among these people. Massachusetts is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Heffernan, with a total of 266 people and an average of 138 different names.