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The nationality of Yates may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Yates may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Yates come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Yates are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Yates were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Yates. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Yates name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Yates vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time.

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