Keen

Unisex

Meaning

Extremely sensitive and responsive, possessing acute perception and showing a strong desire.

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/kiːn/

Traits associated with the name Keen:

Dogs named Keen tend to be loving, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Keen?

Naming your dog Keen suggests that you are an individual who values intelligence, insight, and intuition. You may also be someone who is eager to learn and explore new ideas.

Is Keen a good dog name?

Keen is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Keen isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Keen is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Keen was, in the past month, the 2504th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Keen is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Keen was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Keen's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Keen is most adored in Oregon, Indiana and Alabama.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, Missouri and New York.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Keen.

Keen is found in these categories:

playful dog names
playful

The name suggests enthusiasm and eagerness, traits often associated with playful dogs.

Dog names like Keen:

Kai
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the name of a star
Kay
Nickname meaning clumsy.
Horn
Laughing baby girl.
Keen dog name meaning

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