First name origin & meaning:
English: Sharp; bold
First name variations: Kean, Keen, Keene
Last name origins & meanings:
- Southern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó
Catháin ‘descendant of Cathán’, a personal name from
a diminutive of cath ‘battle’. Compare Kane.
- Irish: occasionally an Anglicized form of Ó Céin ‘descendant of
Cian’, a personal name meaning ‘distant’, ‘long’.
- English: variant spelling of Keen.
- Americanized spelling of
German Kühn(e) (see Kuehn).
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