Keenan Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Keenan Family History

If you are conducting some Keenan family history research then you can view the Keenan coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Keenan surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'


The Irish name Keenan is derived from the native Gaelic O'Cianain Sept that was based in County Fermanagh and who were historians to the Maguires. Keenan may also have been changed from Kinahan, especially in the midland Counties of Westmeath and Offaly.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Keenan Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Crosses Often representing Faith or Christian beliefs, possibly relating to the Crusades
Fleur de Lis Representing Purity and Light. Is also the floral symbol of France
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