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What does Keon mean?

Keon [keon] as a boys' name is pronounced KEE-an. It is of Irish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Keon is "God is gracious".

Variant of Ewan, from John. Also possibly a modern name related to Kiana, or Deon. Kian is a Gaelic name meaning "ancient".

Associated with: irish, gracious, modern, ancient.


Keon has 1 variant: Kian.

Related boy name: Keoni.

Keon has 32 more relations via Deon, Ewan, John, Kian: Deion, Den, Deonn, Deyon, Dion, Ean, Eian, Eion, Euan, Euen, Evan, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Iwan, Jan, Jean, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Johon, Jon, Jona, Juan, Kean, Keane, Kiean, Sean and Seann.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Keont, Keoon, ..

(female) Keina, Kene, ..

How popular is Keon?

Keon is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#53659 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Keon for boys. Keon entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #625 in the U.S. in 2002, and is at #1125 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keon name in U.S.

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

John (#26 the previous year), Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ivan (#132), Sean (#193), Kian (#494), Jon (#675), Ean (#997), Deon (#1029), Jean (#1063), Dion (#1153), Ewan (#1174), Deion (#1327), Gian (#1383), Eian (#1680), Jan (#1787), Euan, Iain, Keoni and Jens are the popular alternative forms of Keon (#1125 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Keon was at its apex during 1880-1889 (median #1571) and is now significantly diminished (#1021, 78%), with forms like Jean becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Ivan, Kian, Ean, Ian and Evan.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keon, Deion, Deon, Dion, Ean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eian, Evan, Ewan, Gian, Iain in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ian, Ivan, Jan, Jean, Jens in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of John, Jon, Juan, Keoni, Kian, Sean in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Iain, Ian outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jens, John, Kian, Sean outside U.S.

Similar Names


Keon is alike in pronunciation to Cain, Con, Conn, Kahn, Kain, Kaine, Kane, Kayne, Keen, Keene, Ken, Kenn, Keyne, Khan, Khanh and Quin. Other suggested similar names are Alon, Aron, Avon, Cleon, Deron, Edon, Eon, Eton, Huon, Ion, Ivon, Jevon, Kason, Keanu, Keaton, Keer, Kees, Keeton, Kegan, Kelan, Keld, Keldon, Kelton, Kendon, Kenny, Kent, Kenyon, Keoki, Ker, Kerk, Kern, Kerr, Kevan, Kevion, Kevon, Kevron, Kevyn, Keye, Kleon, Knoa, Knoz, Koa, Ledon, Leon, Lion, Lyon, Nevon, Odon, Rion, Ron, Ryon, Seton, Syon, Teron, Theon, Ton, Toon, Von and Yvon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keon.