Ahern Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachthighearna ‘descendant of Eachthighearna’, a personal name meaning ‘lord of horses’, from each ‘horse’ + tighearna ‘master, lord’. In Ireland, the name is most common in the southwest. Compare Hearn.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hearn, Shera, Ahr, Thein, Bern, Avery, Hern, Dern, Shean, Cherne

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Ahern Family Origin

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Ahern Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • School

    8%
  • Going To School

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ahern. The most common Ahern occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Ahern's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ahern family was Going To School.

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Ahern Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Ahern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ahern in 1943 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ahern

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