Name: Kean

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kean

  • Meaning:
    Descendant of Cathán; long-lasting
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Descendant of Cathán; long-lasting
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KEEN)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kean

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Keane is probably based on the Irish surname, Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catháin ‘descendant of Cathán’, a personal name from a diminutive of cath ‘battle’.
    But it could also be a modern spelling of cian, meaning "ancient" or "long-lasting".

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