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BATES Family HistoryThis interesting surname has three distinct possible origins, the first and most likely source being the medieval male given name "Bate", itself a petform of "Bartholomew", from the Aramaic patronymic "bar-Talmay" meaning "abounding in furrows" or "rich in lands". One Bate le Tackman was recorded in the 1273 Hundred Rolls of Lincolnshire. The name may also be occupational for a boatman, deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century "bat" (Northern Middle English "bat"), a boat. A Herbert Bat was noted in the 1182 Pipe Rolls of Shropshire. Finally, the Old Norse "bati", profit or gain, used in the transferred sense of "lush pasture" may have given rise to the surname...
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There were at least 2 related Bates families in Askinvillar, Killanne, County Wexford, Ireland in the 1700s and early 1800s. There is a helpful article about it in JStor by Gloria Binions recording Bates information given her by Rosita Esdale and Brigid Clarke as descendants from these families but she met them about 20 years ago. If they read this or if any one knows them I would like to ask them for more information.
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