Last name: KEEN

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KEEN : This last name is indexed 103,544 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KEEN : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Kene a short form of Old English names formed with either Cēn- (from cēn ‘keen’) or Cyne- (from cyne- combining form of cynn ‘kin family’).2: English: nickname from Middle English kene ‘wise brave proud keen’.3: Dutch and North German: from a pet form of the personal name Christianus (see Christian).4: Americanized form of German Kühn (see Kuehn).

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