Yates Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a walled town, or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper.

List of People with Surname Yates

Based on our public records, there are a total of 14,309 people with the surname Yates. Among these people surnamed Yates, there are approximately 1,860 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who share the same name. Bobby Yates, Barbara Yates and Linda Yates are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Yates, with 45, 45 and 45 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Yates, with a total of 1,216 people, and there are a total of 666 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Yates, with a total of 1,030 people and an average of 606 distinct names.