Early Origins of the Scates family
The surname Scates was first found in Ayrshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland
, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, and gave their name to the village of Skeoch near Mauchline, the setting for many of Robert Burns poems.
Early History of the Scates family
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Scates Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Scates family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Scates family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Skeach arrived in Philadelphia in 1877.
Contemporary Notables of the name Scates (post 1700)
- Cappriccieo M. "Capp" Scates (b. 1969), American record industry executive, current Executive General Manager at Arrow Records
- Al Scates (b. 1939), American college volleyball player and volleyball coach, inducted into the UCLA Hall of Fame (2003) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame (2004)