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The nationality of Coates may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Coates may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Coates come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Coates originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Coates last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Coates vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Coates were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Coates.

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