Meaning and Name Origin
Yates has 1 variant: Yeats.
Yates is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#388 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Yates for boys. Yates has not been ranked in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)