Last name: CATES

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CATES : This last name is indexed 30,628 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CATES : 1: English (Middlesex and Surrey): from the Middle English reflex of the Old Norse male personal name Káti Kati Kate (from kátr ‘merry’) with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s (Kate was not in use as a pet form of Catherine during the Middle Ages). See also Kates.2: Americanized form of German Katz. See also Kates.

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