1,919 Yeates members around the world
Stay informed about Yeates Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
Yeates Family HistoryThis very interesting surname is of English origins, but is also prominent in Ireland. Mainly associated with the English West Country, the origination is generally topographical and describes one who lived by a 'geat'. This was a Scandanavian word which described not a 'gate', but a road. However the name can also be job descriptive or locational for one who came from a place called Yate. The surname as Gate, Gayte or Gates is also relatively popular, and has the same meaning and origin as Yate, Yates, Yeats, Yeates, and Yetts.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous Yeates (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the Yeates tribe
- Find your Yeates ancestor
- Tell us about your Yeates Family
- Tell us about your Yeates ancestors
- Ask a question about the Yeates history
- Leave a message for Yeates family members
Invite more Yeates family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Yeates tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest