Meaning:Victorious, triumphant
Fierce and ambitious, Kearney is a masculine Irish name whose fascinating lore paints quite the character. The name stems from the surname Cearnach, of Conall Cernach fame, and means "victorious" or "triumphant"—in honor of the mythological hero. A renowned figure in the Ulster cycle of myth and legend, Conall Cernach is synonymous with courage and a prowess for battle. Related to an ancient hero on par with the celebrated Cú Chulainn, Kearney is a name that speaks of a brave heart and a fighting spirit.
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