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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 22 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Polynesian/Hawaiian, Hawaiian

Meaning: Cool Breeze over the Moun...

Pronunciation: kee-AH-noo, /kiˈɑnu/, Keanu;Kea-nu

Popularity Rank: #20,104

On this page:

  • 1. Keanu Meaning
  • 2. Keanu Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Keanu
  • 4. Translations of Keanu
  • 5. Keanu Name Popularity
  • 6. Keanu popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Keanu
  • 8. Latest News about Keanu
  • 9. Nicknames for Keanu
  • 10. Keanu Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Keanu

Keanu Meaning

Means 'cool breeze over the mountains' in Hawaiian.

Keanu also means "Cool Breeze over the Mountains, King over Kings, The Dominant, Cool breeze over the mountains".

Keanu is commonly found in South Africa, United States of America, Netherlands, and 69 more countries.

Keanu Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kee-AH-noo

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /kiˈɑnu/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: Keanu;Kea-nu

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Keanu Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Keanu is recorded 2,052 times globally, ranking it as the 20,104th most common name worldwide.

Keanu is most prevalent in South Africa, with 714 occurrences, making it the 2,535th most popular name in the country.

In Belgium, the name Keanu is found among 1 in every 1794 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Keanu Popularity by Country

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South Africa#2,5351 : 3,284
United States of America#6,9531 : 5,532
Netherlands#3,1421 : 2,299
Belgium#2,2521 : 1,794
United Kingdom#4,7891 : 3,944
Germany#3,7371 : 3,245
Malaysia#20,9951 : 48,551
France#22,9141 : 39,515
Canada#9,2051 : 11,175
Jamaica#1,5611 : 2,939
Hong Kong#9,3071 : 16,970
Namibia#1,9951 : 5,942
Philippines#3,9801 : 11,036

List of countries the name Keanu is rarely found

Keanu popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Keanu from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Keanu

📰 Latest News about Keanu

Stay updated with the most recent news about Keanu. Read on to catch up with Keanu's latest headlines

Last Updated: July 11, 2024 01:42 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • John Wick Director Remaking The Most Violent Indian Action Movie Ever - Giant Freakin Robot
    Source: Giant Freakin Robot | Published on: July 11, 2024
  • Action Countdown #23: JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4 is a kinetic opera - Moviejawn
    Source: Moviejawn | Published on: July 10, 2024
  • Keanu Reeves announces new career move away from film - Yahoo
    Source: Yahoo | Published on: July 10, 2024
  • Tony Hawk reveals his favourite bands to Keanu Reeves: "Music was just a huge part of skating" - NME
    Source: NME | Published on: July 09, 2024
  • Keanu Reeves and Alexandra Grant Had a Public Date at the German Grand Prix - ELLE
    Source: ELLE | Published on: July 08, 2024
  • Keanu Reeves and Girlfriend Alexandra Grant Take Winning Romance to Racing Event in Germany - E! Online - E! NEWS
    Source: E! NEWS | Published on: July 08, 2024
  • Keanu Reeves, girlfriend Alexandra Grant hop on motorbike at Grand Prix in Germany - USA TODAY
    Source: USA TODAY | Published on: July 08, 2024
  • Keanu Reeves, another celebrity spotted in the Balearics - Majorca Daily Bulletin
    Source: Majorca Daily Bulletin | Published on: July 08, 2024
  • Keanu Reeves: "MotoGP™ is just an amazing experience" - motogp.com
    Source: motogp.com | Published on: July 08, 2024
  • MotoGP passion: Keanu Reeves at the Sachsenring! - GPOne.com
    Source: GPOne.com | Published on: July 06, 2024

Nicknames for Keanu

K-Kool, K-Ray, K-Dawg, Kea-King, Neo (after Keanu's character in The Matrix), Keanu Reeves Jr, K-Boss, Keanu Power, K-Man, Keanu the Great

Keanu Name Poster

Keanu Name Poster

Names similar to Keanu

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