Meaning and name origin
Keenan \ke(e)-nan\ as a boy's 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.
Keenan is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1021 out of 1220, Top 84%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1908 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Keenan for boys. Keenan reached its highest rank of #354 in the U.S. in 1997. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Keenan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Keenan (#815), Kenan and Keenen. (2014 statistics).