Keaton Family History

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Keaton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Keeton.

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

Similar surnames: Keyton, Deaton, Kayton, Reason, Kean, Yelton, Deyton, Leyton, Berton

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Keaton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Keaton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Keaton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Keaton Family Origin

Where is the Keaton family from?

Keaton Family Occupations

What did your Keaton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keaton family was Farm Laborer. The most common Keaton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Keaton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keaton.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Keaton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Keaton Historical Records

What Keaton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Keaton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keaton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Keaton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Keaton. For the veterans among your Keaton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keaton Life Expectancy

What is the average Keaton lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Keaton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Keaton in 1951 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keaton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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