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Early Origins of the Keates family


The surname Keates was first found in Norfolk, where the name is generally thought to have been derived from a baptismal name as "the son of Kett." And whether that name represents a nickname of "Catherine" or Christopher," there is much confusion. Regardless of how the name was derived, the first record of the name was William Kett who was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of Norfolk in 1273. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Early History of the Keates family


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Keates Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Keates include Keate, Keete, Keyte, Keite, Keat, Keet, Keats and many more.

Early Notables of the Keates family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Keates family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Keates Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Keates, English convict from Taunton, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on April 16, 1855, settling in Western Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855

Keates Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • David Keates, aged 27, a carpenter, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842
  • Mary Ann Keates, aged 24, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842
  • Mary Ann Keates, aged 1, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842

Contemporary Notables of the name Keates (post 1700)


  • Reginald Leslie Keates (b. 1980), former South African born English cricketer
  • Jonathan Keates (1983-1983), English writer, biographer and novelist, winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize
  • Elizabeth Keates, British actress, from Otley, West Yorkshire

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855


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