Pates Family History

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Pates Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Pate 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cates, Pate, Patey, Tates, Bates, Oates, Papes, Kates, Wates, Gates

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Pates Family Origin

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Pates Family Occupations

What did your Pates ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pates family was Laborer. The most common Pates occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Pates's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Wagon Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pates.

View Census data for Pates | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    32%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Wagon Maker

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pates ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pates Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pates. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pates census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pates

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pates. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pates. For the veterans among your Pates ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pates Life Expectancy

What is the average Pates lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Pates life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pates in 1948 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pates

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pates ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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