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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Keats

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  1. Englishman and romantic poet (1795-1821)
  1. A patronymic surname​ from a Middle English byname meaning "a kite (bird)".
  2. John Keats, English poet.

Notable Persons Named Keats

Keats was born on August 4th, 1904. He breathed his last breath on June 16th, 1946.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Keats

John Keats was a writer. John was born on October 31st, 1795 in Moorgate, London, England. He passed away on February 23rd, 1821.


Ezra Jack Keats was a children's literature and picture book writer. His career lasted from 1960 to 1983. Ezra was given the name Jacob Ezra Katz on March 11th, 1916 in Brooklyn. He left this life on May 6th, 1983.


Steven Keats was an actor. Steven was born on February 6th, 1945 in The Bronx. He died on May 8th, 1994.


Ele Keats is an actress and model & jewelry designer. She was most prominent from 1986 to present. Ele was given the name Elemy Georgescu on August 24th, 1973 in Paris, France.


Jonathon Keats is an artist in the fields of conceptual art, installation art, and performance art. Jonathon was born on October 2nd, 1971.


Admiral Sir Richard Goodwin Keats is a military person. His military service ended in 1812.


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Popularity of Keats as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Keats U.S.
  White 87.95% 64.26%
  African American 4.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.61% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Keats

People with the last name Keats are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Keats

  • How Popular is the name Keats? Keats is the 42,706th most popular name of all time. As a last name Keats was the 33,196th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Keats have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67 babies born with the first name Keats in the United States. That's more than enough people named Keats to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Keats? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Keats first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keats is Wednesday, May 16th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Keats born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keats was in 2014 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Keats: Your name in reverse order is Staek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etska. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Keats? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 689 people with the last name Keats.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Keats? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Keats as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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