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Meaning and Origin of: Keen girlboy

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Gaelic: Brave
  2. English: Sharp; bold

First name variations: Kean, Keene, Keane

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: from Kene, a short form of the Old English personal name Cēn or Cyne, based on Old English cēne ‘wise’, ‘brave’, ‘proud’.
  2. Americanized spelling of German Kühn (see Kuehn).
  3. Robert Keayne (d. 1655) was one of the founders of Boston MA, and is buried in the King’s Chapel Burying Ground there.
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