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Gender: Male Pronunciation: AK-an Meaning of Eachann: "keeper of horses" Origin of Eachann: Irish

The name Eachann is a boy's name of Scottish, Irish origin meaning "keeper of horses". Eachann and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibling set together!".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Eachann

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 Hector MacDonald, Scottish general in the Boer Wars
Eachann Reaganach Maclean, 1st Laird of Lochbuie, founder of the Macleans

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Catastroffy Says:


I'm going to use this for a character in my story, I think.