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Eochaid or Eochaidh (earlier Eochu or Eocho, sometimes Anglicised as Eochy, Achaius or Haughey) is a popular medieval Irish and Scottish Gaelic name deriving from Old Irish ech, horse, borne by a variety of historical and legendary figures.


Old Irish Modern Irish Hiberno-English Scottish Gaelic Scottish English
Eochaidh Eochaí Eochy Eachann Hector


Two legendary Irish High Kings were called Rothechtaid, which appears to mean "Eochaid's wheels"