Keane Name Meaning

Southern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catháin ‘descendant of Cathán’, a personal name from a diminutive of cath ‘battle’. Compare Kane. Irish: occasionally an Anglicized form of Ó Céin ‘descendant of Cian’, a personal name meaning ‘distant’, ‘long’. English: variant spelling of Keen. Americanized spelling of German Kühn(e) (see Kuehn).

List of People with Surname Keane

Based on our public records, there are a total of 3,314 people with the surname Keane. Among these people surnamed Keane, there are approximately 501 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who share the same name. Joseph Keane, Elizabeth Keane and Daniel Keane are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Keane, with 45, 43 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that New York has the most people surnamed Keane, with a total of 530 people, and there are a total of 250 distinct names among these people. Massachusetts is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Keane, with a total of 368 people and an average of 208 distinct names.