Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KEE-wan
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Meaning & History

From Old Irish Cóemán, derived from cóem "dear, beloved, gentle" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of several early Irish saints.

Related Names

Feminine FormsCaoimhe, Keeva
Other Languages & CulturesCóem, Cóemán(Old Irish)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022