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Surname:  Yeates
Branch:  Yeates
Origins:  Irish
More Info:  Ireland

Background:  The famous literary and artistic family of Yeats, which had formerly been in Dublin, settled in County Sligo at the end of the seventeenth century. There are a number of families of Yates and Yeates elsewhere unconnected with them. The name means dweller by the gate.




Arms:  Per fess embattled ar. and sa. three gates counterchanged.


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The name Yeats, alias Yates and Yeates, Is on record in Dublin in the seventeenth century. The ancestor of the well known Co. Sligo family was Jervis Yeats, a citizen of Dublin who died in 1712. The first in Co. Sligo was Church of Ireland rector of Drumcliff. He was grandfather of John Butler Yeats (1839-1922) the artist, who had two famous sons, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), the poet, and Jack Butler Yeats (1870-1957) the leading artist in Ireland in the present century.

Name Variations:  Yeates, Yeats, Yates.

References:
One or more of the following publications has been referenced for this article.
The General Armory; Sir Bernard Burke - 1842.
A Handbook of Mottoes; C.N. Elvin - 1860.
Irish Families, Their Names, Arms & Origins; Edward MacLysaght - 1957.
The Surnames of Ireland; Edward MacLynsaght - 1957.

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