Keen name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Celtic
Usage: English
Pronunciation: keen
Meaning: Sharp and Small and Ancient
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What does Keen mean?

Curious boy name Keen is particulary used in English, meaning of Keen is "Sharp or Small and Ancient" has origin in Celtic. Keen is equivalent of Cian in English language. Also Keen is equivalent of Keenan in English language.

How do I pronounce Keen?

One syllabled Keen is pronounced as keen.

Variants of Keen

Cian, Keenan, Cean, Kaenan, Ceann, Kaenen

Middle Names for Keen

Red, Jock, Abner, Titouan, Jion, Gury, view more middle names that goes with Keen

How popular is the name Keen?

Keen is an uncommon baby name in United States where it has been in use since 1998 and achieved its top ranking of 5942 in 2011. Over 139 babies in United States have been named Keen.

But Keen is a popular baby name in China where every 1 in 190000 have the name as well as in India. At least, 10000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our findings.

View more ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Keen in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Keen?

Your personal growth depends on your adventures. To have 7 as your personality number reveals the sensitive side of your personality. You are dominant and leadership comes out naturally for you. Meet people from diverse cultures, perhaps your soul mate hides in someplace outside ordinary. You never settle for less. You like to think outside the box and kick the box inside people's face when they tell you how to think or what to do.

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Famous people named Keen

  • Keen Johnson, 45th Governor of Kentucky
  • Keen, band born in Sulmona, Italy, in February 2003


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