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Gates Genealogy & History

Gates is an English surname, taken from a town's gates. Originally, the word was singular, applying to each side of the structure, but since gates always have two sides, it became plural. The singular sense survives today, applying typically to house gates that have only one swinging entrance instead of two halves. Gates family history starts with Ailricus de la Gata, recorded in the Pipe Rolls of Devonshire in 1169. Some prominent members of Gates genealogy include philanthropist and computer entrepreneur Bill Gates, American Revolutionary War General Horatio Gates, and former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Robert Gates.


Gates Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Gates-- --, 1916July 7,1999NY
B Edgar Gates-- --, 1923April 8,1993OR
C Lucylle Gates-- --, 1922October 12,1991MA
D Georgia Gates-- --, 1923April 15,1995OH

Gates Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Virginia Gates-- --, 1914July 28,2008Seattle,WA
F Paul Gates-- --, 1915November ,1979Lititz,PA
G Jean Gates-- --, 1923April 29,2001Lincoln,NE
H Eugene Gates-- --, 1923October ,1979Champaign,IL

Gates Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Alvin GatesSue AllenMay 28,1948Wake, NC
Bennett GatesRuby ThompsonNovember 5,1952Wake, NC
Caswell GatesIrene HarrisNovember 20,1938Wake, NC
David GatesCatherine BurtonOctober 10,2003Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Gates

513th: Roy514th: Wilkins
515th: Clayton516th: Collier
517th: McKenzie518th: Garza
519th: Cline520th: Hancock
521st: Garrison522nd: Bond

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