"Keenan" is a male Irish name which means "Ancient, Distant". "Keenan" is an anglicisation of the Irish name "Cianáin". The Keenans were historians to the McGuire clan.

According to the United States' Social Security Administration [] , "Keenan" was the 607th most popular first name for newborns in the United States in 2006, which is a decrease from being the 362nd most popular in 1992.

People named Keenan

First name

* Keenan Hollahan, pseudonym for advice columnist Dan Savage
* Keenan McCardell, American football wide receiver
* Kenan Thompson, American television and film actor of Kenan and Kel
* Keenen Ivory Wayans, American comedian, director and writer
* Keenan Wellar, Canadian educator and sociopreneur
* Keenan Wynn, American character actor

Last name

* Brian Keenan (hostage), Irish journalist and hostage
* Brian Keenan (Irish republican), Provisional IRA member
* Brian Keenan (musician), Irish musician
* Cathy Keenan, Canadian television actor
* Celia Keenan-Bolger, American stage actor and singer
* David Keenan, Scottish writer and musician
* Deborah Keenan, American poet and educator
* Don Keenan, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
* Edward L. Keenan, American Historian of Medieval Russia
* Frank Keenan Irish hurling player
* Frank Keenan, American Stage and screen actor and director
* Harry Keenan, American screen actor
* Gareth Keenan, Fictional character from "The Office"
* Joe Keenan, British footballer
* Joe Keenan, American writer and playwright
* Joseph B. Keenan, chief prosecutor in the International Military Tribunal for the Far East
* Helen Grace Reswich Scott Keenan, American journalist, OSS employee and Soviet spy
* Mark Keenan, Ballyoulster Superstar
* Maynard James Keenan, American singer of bands Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer
* Devo Keenan, cellist and son of Maynard James Keenan
* Michael Keenan, Australian politician
* Mike Keenan, Canadian ice hockey manager
* Nancy Keenan, American politician and pro-choice campaigner
* Paddy Keenan, Irish uilleann piper
* Pepper Keenan, American musician from "Corrosion of Conformity"
* Peter 'Crackers' Keenan, former Australian rules footballer
* Peter Keenan, Scottish British and European champion bantamweight boxer (1930-2001)
* Philip Childs Keenan, American astronomer (1908–2000)
* Sterling James Keenan American pro wrestler
* Tamra Keenan, British singer
* Terry Keenan, American broadcast television business correspondent
* Vernon Keenan, American law enforcement officer
* Will Keenan, American independent film actor

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