What does Keen mean?
Keen [keen] as a name for boys has the meaning "fighter; sharp, keen wit or eye; ancient". Keen is a variant form of Keane (Irish, Gaelic, Old English): actor Edmund Kean. Keen is also a derivative of Keenan (Irish, Gaelic).
(male) Kaeen, Kenen, ..
(female) Keden, Kene, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Keen Jayvion (K.J.), ..
How popular is Keen?
Keen is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1906 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Keen (UNLISTED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Keenan (#931 IN 2015), Keenen and Kennon. These forms of Keen were popular 18 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.04%) and are now significantly less conventional (ADOPTION 0.01%, 73% LESS), with the version Keenan becoming less in vogue. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)
Keen is alike in pronunciation to Cain▲, Con, Conn, Kahn, Kain, Kaine, Kane▲, Kayne, Ken▼, Kenn, Keon, Khan, Khanh, Kian▲, Kiean and Quin. Other suggested similar names are Aden, Ameen, Aren, Asen, Beven, Deen, Den, Deven▼, Eben, Euen, Even, Ewen, Freen, Glen▼, Iven, Jeren, Jeven, Kadeen, Kaeden, Kagen, Keanu, Kearn, Keder, Keefe, Keegen, Keelin, Keely, Keer, Kees, Keh, Keir, Kell, Kellen, Kemp, Kennt, Kenny▼, Kent▼, Keoni, Kerem, Kern, Kevan, Keven▼, Keveon, Kevin▼, Kevon▼, Key, Keye, Keyes, Keys, Klein, Kleon, Koren, Neven, Pen, Regen, Ren, Ryen, Sten and Sven. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keen.See names in meaning and etymology.