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Tierney (boy)

What does Tierney mean?

Tierney Pronunciation of Tierney [tier-ney] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Tierney). The name Tierney means "lord". Tierney is a version of Tiernan (Irish, Gaelic).


Tierney has 1 variant: Tiarney.

1 more related form via Tiernan: Tiarnan.

Creative forms:
(male) Terney, Tieron, ..

(female) Tierana, Tierni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tierney Roman (T.R.), ..

How popular is Tierney?

Tierney is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#2491 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Tiernan is the only popular variation form of Tierney (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Tiarnan, are uncommon. This relation of Tierney was favored as a birth name a decade ago (#1796). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tiernan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tierney and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aimerey, Amerey, Anferney, Arney, Averey, Barney, Beirney (see Burney), Birkey, Birley, Birney, Burney, Carney, Cheney, Chesney, Corney, Denney, Derbey, Eberley, Emerey, Everley, Fernley, Gerrey, Gianney (see Gian), Hernley, Hervey, Hewney, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jervey, Karney, Kearney, Kenney, Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerrey, Kinney, Kirbey (see Kirby), Mersey, Percey, Pitney, Pittney (see Pitney), Sergey, Sidney, Sivney, Stepney, Sweeney, Tanney, Taverner, Teddey, Tenny, Tern, Terrel, Terrey, Terry, Thierry, Thorley, Thorne, Thornley, Thornly, Tienan, Tiesen, Tigre, Timofey, Tirone, Toney, Torey, Torrey, Trey, Turner and Verney. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tierney.

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