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What does Eachann mean?

Eachann Pronunciation of Eachann [eachann] as a boys' name is pronounced ACH-an. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Eachann is "horse brown". From each donn. The name has been anglicized as Hector, via Gaelic Eachtar.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, brown.


Eachann has 2 variants: Eachan and Eachtar.

Creative forms:
(male) Elchann, Nechann, ..


Middle name pairings:
Eachann Thatcher (E.T.), ..

How popular is Eachann?

Eachann is an uncommon first name for men. Eachann is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Hector (#303 the previous year) is the only prominent related form of Eachann (outside Top 2000). This form of Eachann was popular as a birth name a decade ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.1%, 49%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hector in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eachann and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Chann, Dashonn (see Da-), Eadwinn, Eagan, Eaman, Eamann (see Eamon), Eamonn, Eann, Earland, Egann (see Egan), Elchana, Elchanah, Elchanan, Elhanan, Eoghan, Ethan, Eumann, Evann, Garmann, Harmann, Jarmann (see Jarman), Johann, Lachmann, Nachmann and Shann. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eachann.

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