Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FAKHT-nə(Irish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly from Old Irish facht meaning "malice". This was the name of a legendary high king of Ireland, said in some traditions to be the husband of Neasa and the father of Conchobar.

People think this name is

classic   mature   upper class   devious   strong   rough   strange   complex   serious  


Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
Entry updated June 9, 2023