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Origins of the Keating surname

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About the Keatings

We have a total number of 42520 records for people with the last name Keating.

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Where do most Keatings live?

In 1921, most Keatings lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Keatings

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 14,900 records for the Keating surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Keatings most likely to marry?

Murphys

&

Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Keatings.

What are the most common Keating first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Keatings

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Keatings in 1921
Dressmaker

61

Laundress

45

Domestic Servant

43

Servant

37

Tailoress

37

Common Male occupations for Keatings in 1921
General Labourer

97

Dock Labourer

70

Tailor

51

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

32

Coal Miner

30

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