Meaning:ancient; fighter; keen wit or eye
Kean is a boy's name with Irish roots. It's a variant of the Irish name Cian and the surname Keane and means "ancient,” “fighter,” and “keen wit or eye." There are various prominent Cians throughout Irish mythology, from the son-in-law of High King Brian Boru to the son of the god of medicine, Dian Cecht, and grandfather of the mythical hero Cú Chulainn. No matter what, baby will carry an appreciation for history and tradition with him with this ancient name.
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