"the coolness, or the cool breeze"

Keanu Origin and Meaning

The name Keanu is a boy's name of Hawaiian origin meaning "the coolness, or the cool breeze".

An evocative name brought from Hawaii to the mainland by Keanu Reeves, who was born in Beirut to a part-Hawaiian, part-Chinese father. It moved into the Top 1000 for the first time in over a decade in 2016. Keanu ranks among

# 592 in the US

Keanu Rank in US Top 1000

# 1746 on Nameberry

Keanu Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Keanu Popularity

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Famous People Named Keanu

  • Keanu Charles ReevesCanadian actor and musician

Keanu in Pop Culture

  • "Keanu" 2016 film
  • Keanu TaylorCharacter on English tv soap Eastenders

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