What does Kenan mean?
(male) Kelnan, Kirnan, ..
(female) Kela, Kene, .. Middle name pairings:
Kenan Azael (K.A.), ..
How popular is Kenan?
Kenan is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#30091 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Kenan entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #969 in the U.S. in 1997, and is at #1665 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Kenan (#1665 via latest list) are Kain (#1387 via latest list) and Keenan (#931). These relations of Kenan were favored by parents 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.05%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.02%, ▼53%), with the form Keenan becoming less trendy.
Kenan is alike in pronunciation to Cannan, Canon, Conan, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon▲, Kanon, Keenen, Keenon, Kennan, Kennon, Kenyon▼, Kienan and Kienen. Other recommended names are Adnan, Annan, Bevan, Brenan, Devan▼, Ednan, Eunan, Fegan, Felan, Gehan, Heman, Hernan, Iefan, Janan, Jean▼, Jehan, Jeran, Jevan, Kagan, Kalan, Kana, Kavan, Keagan, Kean, Keanu, Keegan▲, Keelan, Keen, Kegan, Keilan, Keiran, Kelan, Kelvan, Ken▼, Kenji, Kenn, Kennt, Kenny▼, Kentan (see Kenton), Kentin, Kenton, Kenway, Keon, Kernan, Kevan, Keven▼, Kevon▼, Kevyn, Keyvan, Kian▲, Kiean, Kieran▲, Kiran, Nevan, Regan, Ronan▲, Tegan, Teman, Tevan, Tienan and Tynan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kenan.