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  1. Keenan

    Keenan (Cianán) is a male Irish name which means "ancient, distant". Keenan is an Anglicisation of the Irish name Cianán which is a diminutive of Cian. The Ó Cianáin clan (Keenan) were the traditional historians to the McGuire clan. Keenan is also a surname.


  1. Keenan

    Keenan is an unincorporated community in Clinton Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located 9 miles southwest of the city of Eveleth, near the intersection of Saint Louis County Highway 7 and County Road 310. Elbow Creek flows through the community. Iron Junction and the community of Forbes are both nearby.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Keenan is ranked #1765 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Keenan surname appeared 20,353 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Keenan.

    92.8% or 18,902 total occurrences were White.
    2.2% or 466 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 452 total occurrences were Black.
    1.5% or 313 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 132 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 88 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Keenan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Keenan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. contiguous
    • B. extroversive
    • C. tacky
    • D. articulate

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