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What does Yates mean?

Yates Pronunciation of Yates [yates] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Yates is "the gates". Place name. Poet W.B. Yeats.


Yates has 1 variant: Yeats.

Creative forms:
(male) Yaates, Yantes, ..

(female) Yatesa, Yatesi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yates Phineas (Y.P.), ..

How popular is Yates?

Yates is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#491 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Yates has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yates name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yates outside U.S.

Similar Names

Yates is alike in pronunciation to Oates, Waits and Watts. Other suggested similar names are Dawes, Eames, Estes, Fares, Hawes, Hayes, Jabes, James, Mayes, Oakes, Yael, Yale and Yves. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yates.