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Gender: MPronunciation: AK-anMeaning of Eachann: "keeper of horses"Origin of Eachann: Irish
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Authentic Gaelic name with pronunciation problems in the US. In Scotland Eachann has been anglicized as Hector, not because of its sound, but because the Trojan hero Hector had the reputation as a mighty horseman.
Eachann Mac Goraidh MacAlasdair, 17th century chief of Scottish clan MacAlister
Eachann Óg Maclean, several chiefs of Scottish clan Maclean
Eachann Mor Maclean, several chiefs of Scottish clan Maclean
Eachann Odhar Maclean, 9th chief of Scottish clan Maclean
Eachann nan Cath aka HectorMacDonald, Scottish general in the Boer Wars
Eachann Reaganach Maclean, 1st Laird of Lochbuie, founder of the Macleans