Keenan: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Keenan

An Anglicized version of the Irish name Cianán, which comes from Cian, meaning "ancient." The "-án" suffix means "little," so the name basically means "little ancient one." Your little Keenan is going to be wise beyond his years! Just don't ask him to balance the checkbook yet.

Nicknames:

Keen.

Famous people named Keenan:

Actor Keenan Ivory Wayans; football players Keenan Robinson, Keenan McCardell, Keenan Reynolds, and Keenan Allen; YouTuber Keenan Cahill.

Fun fact:

The root name comes from Ireland's Ó Cianáin clan, a family that was famous in Medieval times for producing both high-ranking church members and historians.

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