Debates Family History
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Debates Name Meaning
Possibly an altered spelling of Walloon Debatis, a topographic name, with the preposition de, from bati ‘common land’, ‘village green’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, for example Batty in Nandrain or Le Baty in Xhoris, both in the Belgian province of Liège, or Les Battis in Laneffe, Namur.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Debes, Debutts, Delage, Delane, Dages, Detter, Delaney, Banes