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Keeton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Ketton in Durham or one in Rutland or from Keaton in Ermington, Devon. The first is named from the Old English personal name Catta or the Old Norse personal name Káti + Old English tun ‘settlement’; the second is probably from an old river name or tribal name Cetan (possibly a derivative of Celtic ced ‘wood’) + Old English ea ‘river’; and the last possibly from Cornish kee ‘hedge’, ‘bank’ + Old English tun.

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


Similar surnames: Kenton, Elton, Exton, Seaton, Kempton, Leaton, Yelton, Belton, Benton

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Keeton Family Origin

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Keeton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    18%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Cotton Spinner

    2%
  • Provision Dealer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Keeton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 18% of Keeton's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Keeton family was Provision Dealer. Coal Miner, Labourer and Cotton Spinner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keeton.

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Keeton Historical Records

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Keeton Life Expectancy

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