Annachie is an archaic name. The masculine name of Annachie is a variant of Auchanachie, which comes from the north of [name]Scotland[/name]. The House of Auchanachie was built by a descendant of the families of [name]Gordon[/name] of Daach and [name]Gordon[/name] of Avochie ” which explains the name of “Annachie [name]Gordon[/name]” in that old Scottish ballad.
The name is believed to mean “the field of the merchant” (from the Scottish Gaelic Achadh-cheannaiche).
[name]Macdonald[/name], [name]James[/name]. Place Names in Strathbogie. [name]Aberdeen[/name]: D. Wyllie & [name]Son[/name], 1891.
[name]Gordon[/name], J.F.S. The Book of the Chronicles of [name]Keith[/name], [name]Grange[/name], [name]Ruthven[/name], Cairney, and Botriphnie. [name]Glasgow[/name]: [name]Robert[/name] [name]Forrester[/name], 1880.