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What does Keenan mean?

Keenan \ke(e)-nan\ as a boys' name is pronounced KEE-nen. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keenan is "ancient". See also Kenan and Keane. Actors Keenan Wynn, Keenan Ivory Wayans; football player Keenan McCardell.


Variations

Keenan has 7 variants: Keen, Keenen, Keenon, Kennan, Kennon, Kienan and Kienen.

Keenan has 4 more related forms via Keane, Kenan: Kain, Kean, Keene and Keyne.


Popularity

Keenan is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1021 out of 1220, Top 84%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#1707 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Keenan for boys. Keenan was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #354 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is at #815 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keenan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keenan outside U.S.

Popular alternative forms of Keenan (#815 a year ago) are Kenan and Keenen. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in 1991 (usage of 0.2447%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0617%, down 74.8%), with the version Keenan becoming less in vogue. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Keenan and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keenan, Keenen, Kenan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keenan and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Keenan is pronounced similarly to Kannan. Other recommended similar baby names are Keegan, Keelan and Kernan. These names tend to be less frequently used than Keenan.

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