Other Origin(s):Irish, Scottish
Meaning:Horse-lord; Lord of the horses
Ahern is a masculine name of Gaelic origin. It is derived from the Gaelic surname Ó hEachthigheirn, in which Each means "steed" and thighearna means "lord," giving the name the definition of "descendant of Eachthighearna" or "lord of horses." It can be spelled in a variety of ways, such as Aherne or Ahearn. Although Ahern is typically used as a last name in Ireland, it can also be a lovely first name to honor baby's Irish heritage.
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