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Boy Name: Keene

Name: Keene
Pronunciation: \ke(e)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: fighter; sharp, keen wit or eye
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Keyne, Keen
Similar Names: Keefe, Keenen
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1778


Keene \ke(e)-ne\ as a boy's name is a variant of Keane (Irish, Gaelic, Old English), and the meaning of Keene is "fighter; sharp, keen wit or eye".

The baby name Keene sounds like Keyne and Keen. Other similar baby names are Keefe and Keenen.


Keene is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1778 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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