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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Moates

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

A is for attractive, inside and out

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Moates

Johnny Moates is a basketball player.


Dave Moates is an athlete. Dave was born on January 30th, 1948 in Naval Station Great Lakes.


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Popularity of Moates as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Moates U.S.
  White 89.13% 64.26%
  African American 7.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Moates

People with the last name Moates are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Moates

  • How Popular is the name Moates? As a last name Moates was the 22,978th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Moates? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Moates was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Moates: Your name in reverse order is Setaom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esamot. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Moates? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,113 people with the last name Moates.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Moates? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Moates as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Moates born May 19, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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