Meaning and name origin
Hearne \he(ar)-ne\ as a boy's name is of Celtic and Old English origin, and the meaning of Hearne is "horse-lord; heron". Hearne is a variant of Ahearn (Celtic). Also a variant of Herne (Old English): probably refers to a place where herons were to be found.
Hearne is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5821 out of 88799, Top 7%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Hearne for boys (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Kearne. Like Hearne, this name is not commonly used.