Meaning of the Irish name Tierney. Listen and learn how to pronounce Tierney so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.
MEANING: Meaning “”lord, chief”” and implies “”lord of the household.”” A sixth-century saint, Tierney of Clones had the privilege of being baptized by St. Conleth of Kildare with St. Brigid as his godmother. As a young man he was captured by pirates and taken to the British king who placed him in the monastery of Rosnat in England. He later returned to Ireland and became Bishop of Clogher in County Down.
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Tierney
PRONUNCIATION: “”teer + nee””
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Tierney and read along with the meaning)