The name Bates is a boy's name of English origin. Bates and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change Two Letters (10 names)".
From the experts:
Bates is a fresh version of Bartholomew, and feels more wearable than Bart. Bates could be considered a patriotic choice for American parents - Katharine Lee Bates was an author and professor best known for penning the words to "America the Beautiful".
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