Gates Family History
Gates Surname History
The last name Gates is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Gates has spread, it has changed making its etymology challenging to unearth. This page is the home for a detailed history of the Gates last name, Gates etymology, and history of Gates family members. Gates family history has rich origins whose details can be pieced together by Gates family members.
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The evolution of Gates begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
Gates family members have emigrated around the world all throughout history. It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries and languages, the Gates name may have changed with them.
Gates country of origin
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The nationality of Gates can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gates 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 come from professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Meaning of the last name Gates
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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. Many of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Gates originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
- Mrs. Gates (nurse)
- Dorothy Gates DeVonda
- Patience Frances Bartlett Gates 1734 - 1758
- Grover Charles Gates 1884 - ?
- Edwin Gates Adams 1841 - ?
- Dorothy Gates Whitman 1755 - 1829
- Bert L. Gates 1890 - ?
- Onath Gates
- Mark Gates 1916 - ?
- Bill Gates 1986 - ?
- Richard Lloyd Gates 1921 - ?
- Charles H. Gates 1861 - ?
- Herb Gates
- Dorothy Gates 1913 - ?
- Amos Gates, I 1681 - 1754
- Daniel Gates 1826 - ?
- Robert Lee Gates 1885 - ?
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Famous people named Gates
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Gates
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Gates. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Gates spelling variations
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Surnames like Gates change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Gates were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Gates. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Gates family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.