Keen Family History
Keen Name Meaning
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’). English: nickname from Middle English kene ‘wise brave proud keen’. Dutch and North German: from a pet form of the personal name Christianus (see Christian ). Americanized form of German Kühn (see Kuehn ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022