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Meaning of Keegan

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The name Keegan has the following meaning:

A small and fiery man.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Keegan is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 258 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Keegan fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 6 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 228 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Keegan in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Keegan is pronounced as kee-gun


Keegan originates from the Gaelic language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Keegan and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Keegan: Boys - Camden, Kenyon, Ronin, Girls - Arline, Aylin, Colleen, Deirdre, Elvie, Ena, Fidelma, Lular, Mckayla, Merna, Nealie, Both genders - Corey


Popular Variants for the name Keegan: Keagan, Keagen, Keaghan, Keegen, Keeghan, Kegan (Irish), Keigan, Kiegan


We think the name Keegan should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Keegan to be: Rich, well-educated, hardworking and kind-hearted guy

In one word, you might describe Keegan as a(n) "well-educated" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Keegan (or its variants) are:

Keegan Macintosh, born on 2 June, a famous actor. Keegan Macintosh's background: A Canadian actor who has starred in film and television. Recently starred in Babylon 5: The Lost Tales as Prince Dius Vintari.

Keegan Rhys Daniel, born on 3 May, a famous athlete. Keegan Rhys Daniel's background: A South African rugby union player.

Keegan Orry Meth , born on 8 February, a famous athlete. Keegan Orry Meth 's background: A Zimbabwean cricketer. He played five ODIs for Zimbabwe in 2006.
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