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The nationality of Bates may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Bates may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Bates come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Bates come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Family names like Bates vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Bates were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Bates. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Bates surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

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