Gates Surname History
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Gates Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Gates is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gates may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Gates Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Gates come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Gates are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Gates Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Gates transform in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Gates were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Gates. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Gates family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Gates Family Tree
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- Richard Lloyd Gates 1921 - ?
- Edwin Gates Adams 1841 - ?
- Daniel Gates 1826 - ?
- Grover Charles Gates 1884 - ?
- Bert L. Gates 1890 - ?
- Onath Gates
- Dorothy Gates DeVonda
- Dorothy Gates 1913 - ?
- Mark Gates 1916 - ?
- Charles H. Gates 1861 - ?