Keegan name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Keegan

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 3 people from South Carolina, U.S., the name Keegan is of Irish origin and means "Little fiery one".
  2. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Keegan is of Irish origin and means "Fiery Little One".
  3. According to a user from Alabama, U.S., the name Keegan means "Little and fiery".
  4. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Keegan is of African origin and means "Ruler of hope".
  5. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Keegan means "Quiet, or more quiet than others around them".
  6. A submission from Mississippi, U.S. says the name Keegan means "Descendant of the god of fire. (pagan god of fire is Aodh)" and is of Celtic origin.
  7. A submission from Maine, U.S. says the name Keegan means "Welcome" and is of English origin.
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Anglicization of Irish Mac Aodhagáin (“son of Aidan”).

  1. A surname​ of Irish origin.
  2. A unisex given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Keegan

Notable Persons Named Keegan

Keegan Allen

Keegan Allen is an actor, musician, and photographer. He was most prominent from 2002 to 2002. Keegan was given the name Keegan Phillip Allen on July 22nd, 1989 in California, U.S. Keegan is also known as Allen and Keegan Philip.

Keegan Connor Tracy

Keegan Connor Tracy is an actress. She was most active from 1997 to present. Keegan was given the name Tracy Armstrong on December 3rd, 1971 in Windsor, Ontario.

Keegan Joyce

Keegan Joyce is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Keegan was born on August 25th, 1989.

Keegan Bradley

Keegan was born on June 7th, 1986.

Keegan Hirst

Keegan Lowe

Keegan Lowe is a hockey player for the Carolina Hurricanes in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. Keegan was born on March 29th, 1993 in Greenwich, Connecticut.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Keegan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Keegan

Michelle Keegan

Michelle Keegan is an actress and model. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Michelle was given the name Michelle Elizabeth Benson Keegan on June 3rd, 1987 in Stockport.

Kevin Keegan

Kevin Keegan is a soccer player for the Scunthorpe United F.C., Liverpool F.C., Hamburger SV, Southampton F.C., Newcastle United F.C., Blacktown City FC, and England national football team. Kevin was born on February 14th, 1951 in Armthorpe, Doncaster, England.

Andrew Keegan

Andrew Keegan is an actor. He has been prominent since 1991. Andrew was given the name Andrew Keegan Heying on January 29th, 1979 in Los Angeles.

Marina Keegan

Marina was given the name Marina Evelyn Keegan on October 25th, 1989 in Boston. She died on May 26th, 2012.

Mickey Keegan

Mickey was born on February 15th, 1986 in Framingham, Massachusetts. Mickey is also known as Bauer, Max; Bauer, Max Von; Keegan, and Axl.

Colm Keegan

Colm Keegan is a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Colm was given the name Colm Joseph Keegan on August 2nd, 1989.

  • Lisa Graham Keegan
    Education Reform Advocate
  • John Charles Keegan
    Judge of Arizona Justice Court
  • Kashy Keegan
  • Christina Keegan
  • Jordan Keegan
    Soccer Player

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Keegan U.S.
  White 94.50% 64.26%
  African American 0.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Keegan

People with the last name Keegan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Keegan

  • What name lists does Keegan rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Keegan? Keegan is the 1,210th most popular name of all time. As a last name Keegan was the 3,450th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Keegan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38,833 babies born with the first name Keegan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Keegan to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Keegan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Keegan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keegan is Thursday, November 28th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Keegan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keegan was in 2007 with a total of 1,706 babies. That's a lot of babies named Keegan!
  • Random Keegan Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Keegan ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 48 babies in Iowa have the same name in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Keegan: The name spelled backwards is Nageek. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Negkae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Keegan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,354 people with the last name Keegan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Keegan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Keegan as their last name.
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