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Popularity
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tierney

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Lord
  • #4459 All Time
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How popular is the name "Tierney" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 46 46 0
1958 26 26 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 18 18 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 8 8 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 17 17 0
1967 15 15 0
1968 15 15 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 18 18 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 14 14 0
1973 13 13 0
1974 19 19 0
1975 15 15 0
1976 34 29 5
1977 24 24 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 29 29 0
1980 38 38 0
1981 57 57 0
1982 50 50 0
1983 53 53 0
1984 37 37 0
1985 77 77 0
1986 70 70 0
1987 96 91 5
1988 106 106 0
1989 102 102 0
1990 113 113 0
1991 140 140 0
1992 147 147 0
1993 172 172 0
1994 133 133 0
1995 98 98 0
1996 107 102 5
1997 103 103 0
1998 95 95 0
1999 105 105 0
2000 110 110 0
2001 94 94 0
2002 100 100 0
2003 98 98 0
2004 100 100 0
2005 77 77 0
2006 90 82 8
2007 73 73 0
2008 86 86 0
2009 100 100 0
2010 59 59 0
2011 89 89 0
2012 63 63 0
2013 56 56 0
2014 64 64 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Tierney? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,554 babies born with the name Tierney in the United States. That's more than enough Tierneys to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given to 46 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tierney" was in 1993 with a total of 172 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tierney" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 86 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Tierney popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tierney in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tierney" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tierney as well as things modernly associated with the name Tierney such as celebrities named Tierney.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Tierney

The name "Tierney" is of Irish origin, and it means "Lord". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

T is for tender, loving nature.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yenreit". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ynrtiee". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Tierney born Sep 7, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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