Keaton

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Keaton

"Keaton" is a name of English origin, and it means "Hawk's Town". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)
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  1. A surname​.

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Keaton Henson is a folk rock, classical music, indie folk, and alternative rock musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Keaton was born Keaton Henson in 1988.

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Keaton was born on June 19th, 1992 in Johannesburg.

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Keaton Simons is a rock, soul, singer/songwriter, and rock music musician. Keaton was born on July 20th, 1978.

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Their most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to present. Keaton was given the name Keaton Nicole Tyndall on March 14th, 1992.

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Keaton Ellerby is an athlete for the HC Fribourg-Gottéron in the National League A. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Keaton was born on November 5th, 1988 in Strathmore, Alberta.

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Keaton Nankivil is a basketball player for the Orlandina Basket, Ratiopharm Ulm, Obradoiro CAB, and BK VEF Rīga in the Lega Basket Serie A. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Keaton was born on January 18th, 1989 in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Keaton

Michael Keaton is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to present. Michael was given the name Michael John Douglas on September 5th, 1951 in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Diane Keaton is an actress, director, producer, and writer. She has been prominent since 1968. Diane was given the name Diane Hall on January 5th, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Buster Keaton was an actor, director, producer, writer, and stunt performer. He was most active from 1898 to 1966. Buster was given the name Joseph Frank Keaton by his parents Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton on October 4th, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, United States. He breathed his last breath on February 1st, 1966.

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Josh Keaton is an actor, voice actor, singer, and record producer. His ongoing career started in 1987. Josh was given the name Joshua Luis Wiener on February 8th, 1979 in Hacienda Heights, California, United States. Josh is also known as Joshua Wiener, Joshua Newton, and Josh Wiener.

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Camille Keaton is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1972. Camille was born on July 20th, 1947 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA. Camille is also known as Vickie Kehl and Vickie Lahl.

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Alex P. Keaton is a fictional character.

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How popular is the baby name Keaton in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1925 5 0 5
1963 5 0 5
1970 5 0 5
1971 6 0 6
1972 7 0 7
1973 6 0 6
1974 8 0 8
1975 8 0 8
1976 12 0 12
1977 10 0 10
1978 24 0 24
1979 17 0 17
1980 26 0 26
1981 15 0 15
1982 29 6 23
1983 55 8 47
1984 69 0 69
1985 118 9 109
1986 141 10 131
1987 143 8 135
1988 174 11 163
1989 239 14 225
1990 299 16 283
1991 325 22 303
1992 398 25 373
1993 402 24 378
1994 474 30 444
1995 549 34 515
1996 554 29 525
1997 715 40 675
1998 761 44 717
1999 777 40 737
2000 806 45 761
2001 723 41 682
2002 707 37 670
2003 780 45 735
2004 853 59 794
2005 837 30 807
2006 835 54 781
2007 929 49 880
2008 881 49 832
2009 841 41 800
2010 852 48 804
2011 870 58 812
2012 792 44 748
2013 744 44 700
2014 730 37 693
2015 660 39 621
2016 585 42 543

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Popularity of Keaton as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Keaton U.S.
  White 69.28% 64.26%
  African American 25.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.82% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Keaton

People with the last name Keaton are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Keaton

  • How Popular is the name Keaton? Keaton is the 1,678th most popular name of all time. As a last name Keaton was the 3,656th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Keaton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,801 babies born with the first name Keaton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Keaton to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Keaton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Keaton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keaton is Thursday, September 23rd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Keaton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keaton was in 2007 with a total of 880 babies.
  • Random Keaton Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Keaton ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 13 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Keaton: Your name in reverse order is Notaek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ntokea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Keaton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,723 people with the last name Keaton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Keaton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Keaton as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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