Keenan name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Irish and Celtic
Usage: English, Irish and Tamil
Pronunciation: ke(e)-nan
Meaning: Ancient, The Element Cian Meaning Ancient, Distant and English Meaning Sharp
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What does Keenan mean?

Origin of Admired Keenan is in Old Irish and Celtic, meaning of Keenan is "Little Ancient One, The Element Cian Meaning Ancient, Distant or English Meaning Sharp", majorly used in English, Tamil and Irish is used as a unisex name.

How do I pronounce Keenan?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Keenan is ke(e)-nan.

Variants of Keenan

Kaenan, Kaenen

Names that rhyme with Keenan

How popular is the name Keenan?

Keenan was a popular name in United States. Over 17163 babies have been given the moniker in 113 years. When at its peak in 1997, 717 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 354th position.

However after 113 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 500 baby names 11 times A common name in England and Wales with over 1232 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

Presently the name is rising, in 1998, it ranked 188th when 176 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Keenan is a unique baby name in France, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 2000 names.

In 2011, it ranked 1305th when 27 boys were named Keenan. Over 248 people have been named Keenan in France. Keenan is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it has been in use since 1996 and achieved its top ranking of 236 in 2000.

Keenan is a rare baby name in Belgium where it is still in use. Keenan is a common name in South Africa while somewhat familiar name in Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Namibia and England.

At least, 10000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

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Numerological aspects of Keenan

Love is most important in your life. If someone surprises you in a positive way, that's fine. But it will take long until they earn your trust and full respect. You have to accept that better days are coming and stop grieving over the good old ones. 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. You are always in the center of attention because of the unusual lifestyle you lead and life decisions that seem too dangerous to some but inspiring to others.

Looking for names similar to Keenan? Please go through the following names

  •  Corentine - Used in German and French, Corentine means "Storm or Hurricane" used as a baby girl name came from Celtic and Old Norse
  •  Nilson - Unexpected Nilson especially is used in English is originated from English and Celtic given to baby boys, meaning of Nilson is "Son of Neil"
  •  Kyra means Master or The Element Kyrios Which is of the Meaning Lord is specifically used in Irish and Tamil and normally is used for both genders came from Greek and Celtic
  •  Vanya - Unexpected Vanya is used primarily in Hindi, Kannada and Tamil is originated from Hebrew and Celtic is a gender-neutral name, Vanya means "Gracious Gift of God, Flute or God is Gracious"
  •  Branden - Renowned Branden is originated from Old Irish and Old English bestowed upon both sexes, Branden means "Beacon on the Hill or Gorse-covered Hill" is commonly used in English
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Famous people named Keenan

  • Keenan Wynn, American character actor
  • Keenan McCardell, former American football wide receiver
  • Keenan MacWilliam, Canadian actress, singer, dancer, writer, director, fashion designer, producer
  • Keenan Milton, American professional skateboarder
  • Keenan Burton, former American football wide receiver
  • Keenan Howry, former American football wide receiver and kick returner
  • Keenan Smith, American television broadcaster

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