Bates Family History

Meaning of surname: Bates

Bates is a common surname of English origin and is derived from the name Bartholomew.[1] At the time of the British Census of 1881,[1] the relative frequency of the surname Bates was highest in Buckinghamshire (5.2 times the British average), followed by Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire and Oxfordshire.

We found 4,129,665 Genealogy and Family History Records for Bates in our Newspaper Archive.

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10,883 Government Documents
280 Historical Books
36,403 Social Security Death Records

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