What does BATES stand for?
What does BATES mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: BATES.
What does BATES mean?
- Bates is a common surname of English origin and is derived from the name Bartholomew. At the time of the British Census of 1881, the relative frequency of the surname Bates was highest in Buckinghamshire (5.2 times the British average), followed by Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire and Oxfordshire.