Keenan Name Meaning & Origin

Keenan

Pronunciation: KEE-nən (key)

Origin of the name Keenan:

Anglicized form of the Irish Cianán (little Cian, little ancient one). Cianán is a diminutive form of Cian (ancient, in the past). Var: Kenan, Kienan.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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