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Tates Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Old English personal name Tat, an unrecorded variant of Tata (see Tate).

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


Similar surnames: Tate, Oates, Gates, Yates, Kates, Akes, Cates, Dawes, Matis, Mages

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Tates Family Origin

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Tates Family Occupations

What did your Tates ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tates family was Blacksmith. The most common Tates occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Tates's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tates.

View Census data for Tates | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Banker

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Tates Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tates. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tates 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 Tates

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tates. 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 Tates. For the veterans among your Tates ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tates Life Expectancy

What is the average Tates lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tates life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Tates in 1962 was 40, and 41 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tates

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tates 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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