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Keating Family History

Keating Name Meaning
English: from an Old English personal name C¯ting, a derivative of C¯ta (see Kite).Irish (of Norman origin): Americanized form of Céitinn, a Gaelicized form of de Ketyng (probably a habitational name), which was taken to southern Ireland by Anglo-Norman settlers.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

553,159 Historical Documents with Keating on Ancestry.com
183,722 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
24,966 Military Records
31,644 Immigration Records
148,121 Census and Voter Lists
164,706 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Keating Families

  • Number of Keating families
     337 - 671
     113 - 336
     1 - 112
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Keating families
     256 - 509
     86 - 255
     1 - 85
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Keating families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Keating census records

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Keating Family Origin

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Keating Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Keating

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Keating Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Keating census records

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Keating Civil War Service Records

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