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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coats

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  1. plural of coat

Notable Persons With the Last Name Coats

Dan Coats is a United States Ambassador to Germany. His military service ended in 1968. Dan was born on May 16th, 1943 in Jackson, Michigan, U.S.


Dimitri Coats is a rock, hard rock, punk rock, heavy metal, alternative rock, and heavy metal music musician. He plays Motor Ave and Univox Hi-Flier. He was most active from 1990 to present.


Michael Coats is a director of johnson space center and lyndon b. johnson space center.


Claude Coats was a painter, animator, walt disney imagineering, formerly known as wed enterprises, wed enterprises, and formerly known aswed enterprises. His career lasted from 1935 to 1989. Claude was born on January 17th, 1913 in San Francisco. He died on January 9th, 1992.


Daniel Coats is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Daniel was born on April 16th, 1984.


Andrew was born on February 1st, 1958 in Melbourne, Australia.


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Popularity of Coats as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coats U.S.
  White 73.19% 64.26%
  African American 20.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.93% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coats

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

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Fun Facts about the name Coats

  • How Popular is the name Coats? As a last name Coats was the 2,286th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Coats first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Coats is Thursday, June 9th, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Coats? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Coats. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Coats: Your name in reverse order is Staoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Stcao. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coats? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,943 people with the last name Coats.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coats? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Coats as their last name.

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