When John Henry Maher was born on 5 November 1883, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, John H. Maher, was 38 and his mother, Anna A Bucher, was 40. He lived in Harvey, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 27 November 1965, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Aidan, Aileen, Brigid, Ciaran, Declan, Delma, Dermot, Donal, Kieran.
Irish: from Ó Meachair ‘descendant of Meachar’, a personal name meaning ‘kindly, noble, majestic’.
Slovenian: nickname from maher, a colloquial word of Middle High German origin (from macher ‘doer’). Compare German Macher 3.