- McGahan (surname)
MacGahan, McGahan Family name Meaning son of Eachán Region of origin Ireland Language(s) of origin Gaelic Related names Eachaidh; Eachán; Gahan; McCaughan; Mac Eacháin; MacGaffin; McGaffin
MacGahan, and McGahan, are of Northern Irish surnames. They are Anglicised forms of the Irish language Mac Eacháin, meaning "son of Eachán". The personal name Eachán is a diminutive of the personal name Eachaidh, which is based upon the Gaelic each, meaning "horse".
- Andrew McGahan - (born 1966) - Australian - novelist.
- Hugh McGahan - (born 1961) - New Zealander - rugby league footballer.
- Tony McGahan, Australian - rugby union coach.
- Barney McGahan (born 1928) - (died 2008) - American - Prominent Nebraskan Politician and Physical Therapist.
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