What does Kean mean?
Kean [kean] as a name for boys means "ancient; fighter; sharp, keen wit or eye". Kean is an alternate form of Cian (Irish, Gaelic). Kean is also a form of Keane (Irish, Gaelic, Old English): actor Edmund Kean.
(male) Keaan, Koan, ..
(female) Keall, Kene, .. Middle name pairings:
Kean Nazir (K.N.), ..
How popular is Kean?
Kean is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#7533 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Cian (#1198 from recent data) and Kian (#487) are the popular varying forms of Kean (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Kean is at its peak today (usage of 0.04%). Kian has been the top favorite. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Kean is alike in pronunciation to Cain▲, Con, Conn, Cowan, Coyan, Kahn, Kain, Kaine, Kane▲, Kayne, Ken▼, Kenn, Keon, Khan, Khanh and Quin. Other suggested similar names are Adan▲, Aman, Aran, Dean, Edan, Eran, Ewan, Felan, Frean, Gyan, Heman, Ian▲, Ifan, Iman, Jean▼, Jian, Juan, Kagan, Kahan, Kam, Kana, Kano, Kay▼, Kaz, Keagan, Kealan, Keanu, Kearn, Keary, Keaton▲, Kedar, Keelan, Kegan, Keilan, Kelan, Keld, Kellan▲, Kelvan, Kenan, Kenny▼, Kent▼, Keoni, Kerk, Kern, Kernan, Kevan, Kevin▼, Kevon▼, Keye, Kilean, Kiran, Koa, Kram, Kylan▲, Oran▼, Roan, Sean▼, Teman and Tevan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kean.See names in meaning and etymology.