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One who keens at a funeral.
Someone who is excessively keen or eager, possibly making others look bad; a brown-noser.
a professional mourner who wails at a funeral
Keener is a census-designated place in Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 508 at the 2000 census.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Keener is ranked #2633 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Keener surname appeared 13,687 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Keener.
90.2% or 12,351 total occurrences were White.
4.1% or 569 total occurrences were Black.
2% or 283 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.6% or 226 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.3% or 181 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.5% or 78 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of keener in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of keener in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of keener in a Sentence
Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
No kind of sensation is keener and more active than that of pain its impressions are unmistakable.
What time has been wasted during man's destiny in the struggle to decide what man's next world will be like The keener the effort to find out, the less he knew about the present one he lived in.
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
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