The Irish surname Maher is of nickname origin. The name is derived form the Gaelic name O'Meachair, meaning the "kindly one" or the "generous one". The O'Meachair sept was part of the Ely O'Carroll clan and was concentrated in the areas of Kilkenny and Tipperary, notably the Barony of Ikerrin. Today there are approximately 22,000 bearers of the surname Maher living in The United States.
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