Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: fighter; sharp, keen wit or eye
Related Names: Keenan, Cian, Kane
Sounds Like: Keanu, Kaine, Kian, Gene, Kana, Kayne, Kano, Ken, Kenny, Kennie, Kenney, Kenn, Keon, Keoni, Khanh, Khan
Variant forms: Kean, Keen, Keene, Keyne
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4090
Keane \ke(a)-ne\ as a boy's name is pronounced keen. It is of Irish, Gaelic and Old English origin, and the meaning of Keane is "fighter; sharp, keen wit or eye". Actor Edmund Kean.
Keane has 4 variant forms: Kean, Keen, Keene and Keyne.
For more information, see also related names Keenan, Cian and Kane.
Baby names that sound like Keane are Keanu, Kaine, Kian, Gene, Kana, Kayne, Kano, Ken, Kenny, Kennie, Kenney, Kenn, Keon, Keoni, Khanh and Khan.
View a list of the 4 names that reference Keane.
Keane is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4090 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)