Name: Hearn

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hearn

  • Meaning:
    Heron; bend, recess; stone
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    English speaking countries
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    Hearn is an English surname with several possible meanings. It may be a form of the surname Heron (this came from the name of the bird, and was used of a tall, thin person). If derived from the Middle English word 'herne' it could refer to someone who lived by the bend of a river or in the hollow of a hill. It could also derive from the Old English word 'hr', which means 'stone'.

    It can also be a form of Ahern; see Ahern for more information on this surname.

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