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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Wagon Maker

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

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Pates Historical Records

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Pates Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pates

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