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Gender: Male Meaning of Keanu: "cool breeze over the mountains" Origin of Keanu: Hawaiian Keanu's Popularity in 2017: #893

The name Keanu is a boy's name of Hawaiian origin meaning "cool breeze over the mountains". Keanu is ranked #893 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like All-American Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin of the opposite gender?".

From the experts:

An evocatively exotic 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.

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Famous People Named Keanu

Keanu Charles Reeves, Canadian actor and musician

Pop Culture References for the name Keanu

"Keanu," 2016 film