- Hern is an English male given name or surname that is defined as mythical hunter.
An example of Hern is a first name for an English man.
- (obsolete or dialectal) Corner.
From Middle English herne, hyrne, from Old English hyrne (“corner”), from Proto-Germanic *hurnijō, *hurnijǭ (“projecting point, corner, angle”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱera(w)-, *ḱrū- (“horn”). More at hirn.
From English dialectal hern, from her + -n, adjective formative. Compare hisn.
- (dialectal or poetic) heron.
Dialectal variant of en.