Keane Family History
Keane Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catháin ‘descendant of Cathán’ a personal name from a diminutive of cath ‘battle’. Compare Kane . Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céin ‘descendant of Cian’ a personal name meaning ‘distant long’. Compare Kane . Americanized form of German Kühn(e) (see Kuehn ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022