Gates

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A topographic name for someone who lived by the gates of a medieval walled town.

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Gates

  1. A surname​.
  2. A rural community in British Columbia, Canada.
  3. An unincorporated community in Nebraska.
  4. A town in New York.
  5. An unincorporated community in North Carolina.
  6. A city in Oregon.
  7. A town in Tennessee.

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References[edit]

  • “Gates” in Patrick Hanks, ed., (2003), Dictionary of American Family Names (Oxford University Press)