Tiernan name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tiernan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tiernan

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Ireland says the name Tiernan means "God".
  2. According to a user from South Africa, the name Tiernan is of Irish origin and means "Little Lord".
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Notable Persons Named Tiernan

Notable Persons Named Tiernan

Tiernan O'Halloran

Tiernan was born on February 26th, 1991 in Galway.

Tiernan Brady

Tiernan was born in Enniskillen.

Tiernan McCann

Tiernan McCann is an athlete for the Killyclogher St. Mary's GAC. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2007.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tiernan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tiernan

Andrew Tiernan

Andrew Tiernan is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1989. Andrew was given the name Andrew James Tiernan on November 30th, 1965 in Ladywood, Birmingham, West Midlands, England.

Tommy Tiernan

Tommy Tiernan is a comedian. Tommy was born on June 16th, 1969 in Carndonagh.

Leanne Tiernan

Leanne was born on September 27th, 1984 in Leeds. They died on November 26th, 2000.

Cate Tiernan

Cate Tiernan is a fantasy and adventure writer. Cate was born on July 24th, 1961 in New Orleans.

Patrick Tiernan

Patrick was born on September 11th, 1994 in Toowoomba, Australia.

Mike Tiernan

Mike Tiernan was a baseball player. Mike was born on January 21st, 1867 in Trenton, New Jersey. He left this life on November 7th, 1918.

  • Robert Owens Tiernan
    Member of the Rhode Island State Senate

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tiernan U.S.
  White 95.81% 64.26%
  African American 0.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tiernan

People with the last name Tiernan are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tiernan

  • How Popular is the name Tiernan? Tiernan is the 8,412th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tiernan was the 12,204th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tiernan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,495 babies born with the first name Tiernan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tiernan to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tiernan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tiernan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tiernan is Friday, May 11th, 1928.
  • What year had the most people named Tiernan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tiernan was in 2007 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Tiernan Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tiernan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Tiernan: The name spelled backwards is Nanreit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aienrnt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tiernan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,552 people with the last name Tiernan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tiernan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tiernan as their last name since less than 1 person in 115k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tiernan name meaning

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