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See also: gates
A topographic name for someone who lived by the gates of a medieval walled town.
- A surname.
- A rural community in British Columbia, Canada.
- An unincorporated community in Nebraska.
- A town in New York.
- An unincorporated community in North Carolina.
- A city in Oregon.
- A town in Tennessee.
- “Gates” in Patrick Hanks, ed., (2003), Dictionary of American Family Names (Oxford University Press)