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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ates

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  • A submission from Turkey says the name Ates means "Fire" and is of Turkish origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Ates

Ateş was born on May 16th, 1986 in İzmir.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ates

Ceyda Ateş is an actor and actress. They have been prominent since 1993. Ceyda was born on September 14th, 1987 in Ankara.


Roscoe Ates was an actor, comedian, and musician. He was most prominent from 1929 to 1961. Roscoe was born on January 20th, 1895 in Grange, Mississippi, U.S. He died on February 12th, 1962.


Necati Ateş is a soccer player for the Karşıyaka S.K., Altay S.K., Aydınspor 1923, Adanaspor, Galatasaray S.K. (football), Osmanlıspor, İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., Real Sociedad, Antalyaspor, Eskişehirspor, Kayseri Erciyesspor, Turkey national under-17 football team, and Turkey national youth footba. Necati was born on January 3rd, 1980 in İzmir, Turkey.


Suleyman was born on January 3rd, 1933 in Elazığ.


Their most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1966. Nejla was given the name Naciye Batır in 1932 in Constanța, Romania. They died in 2005.


Toktamış Ateş was a in the field of political history. Toktamış was born on April 4th, 1944 in Yeniceoba. They left this life on January 19th, 2013.


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International Interest for Ates

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ates as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ates U.S.
  White 57.94% 64.26%
  African American 33.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ates

People with the last name Ates are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ates

  • How Popular is the name Ates? Ates is the 83,673rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ates was the 19,348th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ates have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Ates in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ates? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2017 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ates first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ates is Thursday, December 18th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Ates born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ates was in 2017 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ates: Your name in reverse order is Seta. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tsea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ates? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,398 people with the last name Ates.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ates? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ates as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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