Keating (surname)

Keating (surname)

Keating ("Irish spelling Céitinn") is an old Irish family name which originated with the Cambro Norman invaders in the 12th century, mostly settling in Wexford in the province of Leinster, where the most prominent family were based at Baldwinstown castle. Variant spellings include Keatinge.

Famous Keatings

* Ben Keating (British electronic musician)
* Caron Keating (British TV personality)
* Charles Keating (US lawyer, banker, best known for his involvement in the savings and loan scandal of the late 1980s)
* Dominic Keating (British actor)
* Frank Keating (US politician; former governor of Oklahoma)
* Geoffrey Keating (Irish theologian and historian)
* Gregory C. Keating (legal philosopher)
* H. R. F. Keating (British author, best known for the Inspector Ghote series of crime fiction novels)
* James Keating (Australian oceanographer)
* Karl Keating (US Catholic apologist)
* Kenneth Keating (US politician)
* Michael Keating (British actor)
* Mike Keating (Canadian hockey player)
* Paffard Keatinge-Clay (architect and sculptor)
* Paul Keating (24th prime minister of Australia)
* P. N. Keating (physicist, of the Keating model)
* Ronan Keating (Irish singer)
* Seán Keating (Irish painter)
* Timothy J. Keating (US admiral)
* Thomas Keating (monk, founder of Centering Prayer movement)
* Tom Keating (art restorer and forger)
* William Keating (US geologist)
* William J. Keating (US politician)
* Zoë Keating (Canadian cellist and composer)


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