Surname Maps for the Keating Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Keating Surname
Note that it is likely that some Ulster-Scots speakers reported that they only spoke Irish. Both censuses contained a question concerned with whether a person spoke Irish, English or both. No other languages were mentioned.
Surname Counts and Rankings
There were 4,529 with the surname Keating in Ireland in 1901 and 4,280 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 158th in 1901 and 177th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 221
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 414th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,471
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 122nd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,495
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 75th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 342
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 617th
Religion statistics for Keating in 1901 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 1%
Religion statistics for Keating in 1911 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Keating.
The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with the given surname in 1901. If the surname is followed by a zero then it only occured in the 1911 census.
Common surnames in areas where Keating is also frequent:
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