Yeats
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
YEETS
Meaning
Gatekeeper or watchman
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Yeats is a variant of Yates. Yates is an Anglo-Saxon name, derived from the Old English word 'geat', which means 'gate'. The name was an occupational name given to a gatekeeper. In Medieval times, the 'g' was pronounced as 'y', which is where the name comes from.

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