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Kenan

Heart
Hebrew
"possession"

Kenan Origin and Meaning

The name Kenan is a boy's name meaning "possession".
The biblical character Kenan was a great-grandson of Adam and a direct ancestor of Noah. As in Christianity, Kenan is honored in Islam.

Kenan can also be considered a variation of Cianan, an Irish name meaning “ancient.” A notable modern bearer of today is Saturaday Night Live cast member Kenan Thompson.
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Kenan Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Kenan

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Lists containing Kenan

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Famous People Named Kenan

  • Kenan BajramovicBosnian basketball player for Turkey (TBL)
  • Kenan BarganGreek footballer who plays in the Superleague Greece
  • Kenan Bellhip hop artist
  • Kenan CejvanovicBosnian footballer
  • Kenan CobanTurkish actor
  • Kenan Crnkicaward,winning Bosnian professor, writer & speaker
  • Kenan DoguluTurkish pop star (4th place at 2007 Eurovision)
  • Kenan EnginGerman,Turkish political scientist & writer
  • Kenan Erim (1929'90), Turkish archaeologist
  • Kenan Evrenretired Turkish military officer & 7th president (1980,'89)
  • Kenan GorgunBelgian writer of Turkish descent
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  • Kenan HajdarevicBosnian footballer (plays for SonderjyskE)
  • Kenan Harkinformer American BMX rider & TV personality
  • Kenan HasagicBosnian football goalkeeper
  • Kenan ImirzaliogluTurkish actor
  • KenanAdam's great,grandson (1 Chr. 1:2)
  • Kenan IsikTurkish actor & host
  • Kenan MalikIndian,born English writer, lecturer & broadcaster
  • Kenan MutapcicBosnian rugby player for France & Bosnia
  • Kenan OlcayTurkish sport wrestler (1948 Olympics)
  • Kenan OzerTurkish footballer
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  • Kenan RagipovicSerbian professional footballer
  • Kenan SahinTurkish scientist, philanthropist & entrepreneur
  • Kenan SimsekTurkish Olympian wrestler
  • Kenan SipahiKosovar,Turkish basketball player (TBL)
  • Kenan SofuogluTurkish motorcycle racer
  • Kenan ThompsonAmerican Actor
  • Kenan Yelekformer Turkish footballer
  • Kenan YucelTurkish poet & writer
  • Kenan KodroBosnian professional footballer
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Kenan in Pop Culture

  • Huseyin KenanMain Character in Turkish TV series "Kismet"
  • Kenan Rockmoremain character of TV show "Kenan & Kel"
  • Spelling variation for "Cainan" (1 Chr. 1:2)
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