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  1. Bates

    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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BATES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bates is ranked #325 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bates surname appeared 95,622 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 32 would have the surname Bates.

    75.3% or 72,051 total occurrences were White.
    18.9% or 18,073 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 2,304 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 1,941 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 727 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 526 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for Bates »

  1. abets

  2. baste

  3. beast

  4. Beast

  5. beats

  6. betas

  7. esbat

  8. tabes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bates in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bates in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Bates in a Sentence

  1. Julian Fellowes:

    There's a danger about Bates.

  2. Prince Williams/Wireimage -RRB- Wilde:

    Contrary to a swath of recent headlines, I do not believe that Kathy Bates traded sex for tips, nothing in my research suggested Kathy Bates did so, and it was never my intention to suggest Kathy Bates had. That would be an appalling and misogynistic dismissal of the difficult work Kathy Bates did.

  3. Asa Hutchinson:

    Most everyone who was involved in the discussion agreed we needed to update the statues with representatives of our more recent history. But there were many opinions about which historic figures best represented our state, the debate was lively and healthy. In the end, the Senate chose Daisy Lee Gatson Bates and Johnny Cash.

  4. Scott Wood:

    We believe the video itself proves that it was an accident of misfortune that occurred while Deputy Bates was fulfilling his duties as a reserve deputy.

  5. Scott Wood:

    Robert Bates has met all the requisite training required by Oklahoma to be a reserve deputy.

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