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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Keto

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  1. (chemistry) The carbonyl group of a ketone.

keto was also found in the following language(s): Acholi and Finnish

Notable Persons Named Keto

Keto Shimizu is a television, comic book writer, screenwriting, and comic book. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. Keto was born on December 23rd, 1984 in Princeton, New Jersey.


Keto was born on August 1st, 1949.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Keto

Aila was born on March 14th, 1943.


Kasim Keto is a music and electronic music record producer. He plays Digital audio workstation and Piano. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present.


Hugo Keto is an athlete for the Arsenal F.C. Academy.


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Popularity of Keto as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Keto U.S.
  White 88.31% 64.26%
  African American 5.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Keto

People with the last name Keto are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Keto

  • How Popular is the name Keto? As a last name Keto was the 53,667th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Keto first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Keto is Tuesday, March 17th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Keto? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Keto. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Keto: Your name in reverse order is Otek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teok. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Keto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 385 people with the last name Keto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Keto? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Keto as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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