Tiernan (Irish: Ó Tiarnáin, also spelled Tirnan) is an Irish family name. The name descends from "tiarna", the Irish word for "lord". The name is also used as a forename.
Notable people with the surname Tiernan include:
Notable people with the forename Tiernan include:
Vaughan and Vaughn are surnames, originally Welsh, though also used as a form of the Irish surname McMahon. Vaughan derives from the Welsh word bychan, meaning "small", and so corresponds to the English name Little and the Breton cognate Bihan. The word mutates to Fychan an identifier for a younger sibling or next of kin. It can also be used as a first name Vaughan.
McMullen is a surname with predominantly Irish origins but also with some Scottish history. It derives from root forenames such as: Maolain, Maelan "Hillock" and Meallain "Pleasant". All of these forenames have over time evolved to the collateral "Son of Maolain", anglicised McMullen.
Patrick is a male given name of Latin origin. It is derived from the Roman name Patricius. The female equivalent is Patricia.
McCulloch is a Scottish surname, commonly found in Galloway, and usually associated with Clan MacCulloch. It may be etymologically related to the Irish surname McCullough.
Fahey is a surname derived from the Irish surname Ó Fathaigh. Alternative spellings include Fahie, Fahy and Fay. Notable people with the surname include:
Kiernan is a surname of Irish origin and a unisex given name, and may refer to:
McManus is an Irish surname. It is derived from the Irish Gaelic "Mac Mághnais", in modern Irish "McMaghnuis" which means "Son of Magnus". Its earlier origin is from the Latin "magnus", meaning "great". The Normans used it to honour Charlemagne (742–814), as Carolus Magnus. Variant spellings of the name include MacManus, Manus and MacManners. The English form, Moyne, is also found in Ulster. In Scotland it is a sept of Clan Colquhoun.
McKernan is an Irish surname originating in Cavan.
Kernan may refer to:
The surname Finn has several origins. In some cases it is derived from the Irish Ó Finn, meaning "descendant of Fionn"; the byname means "white" or "fair-haired". In other cases it is derived from the Old Norse Finnr, a personal name sometimes derived from a byname, or else from compound names beginning with this word element. In other cases Finn is a German surname derived from an ethnic name referring to people from Finland. Notable people sharing the surname are listed below.
McKiernan is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
McTernan is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
McTiernan is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Norris is an English surname. In some cases it is derived from the Middle English norreis, noreis, norais; and the Anglo-Norman French noreis. In such cases the surname derived from elements meaning "northerner", and referred to people from somewhere to the north, or more generally northern England and Scotland or Northern Europe. In other cases, the surname is derived from the Middle English personal name Norreis, which is in turn derived from norreis. In other cases the surname is derived from the Middle English norice, nurice; and the Old French norrice, nurrice. In such cases, the surname is derived from elements meaning "nurse", "foster parent".
McKenna is an Irish surname. It derives from the Gaelic name Cináed, meaning, “born of fire.” It is the anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Cionaodha meaning "son of Cionnaith", or of the Scottish surname, from Galloway, "MacCionaodha".
Kearns is an anglicized Irish surname of Ó Céirín. Notable people with the surname include:
Vickers is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Madadhan is an Irish name commonly anglicised as Madden and Madigan. Whilst originally a forename, it also became the surname Ó Madadhan, meaning "descendant of Madden". Notable people with the surname include:
Paul is the surname of: