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Where did the Tate coat of arms come from? When did the Tate family first arrive in the United States?

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Origin Displayed: English-Alt

Origins Available: English-Alt, English, Scottish

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tate, Tait, Tayte and others.

First found in Suffolk, where a records from the Abbey of Bury St.

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Tate, who came to Massachusetts sometime between 1620 and 1650; Thomas Tate, who arrived in Virginia in 1635; James Tate, who came to Barbados in 1635.

(From www.HouseOfNames.com Archives copyright 2000 - 2009)

Motto Translated: Think and Thank

Suggested Readings for the name Tate
Tate and Allied Families of Robertson County, Tennessee by Evelyn Yates Carpenter, Taylors and Tates of the South by Ann K. Blomquist, Van Buren Tate: Ancestors, Descendants by Rachel Tate Smith.

Some noteworthy people of the name Tate
  • John Orley Allen Tate (1899-1979), American poet and critic
  • James Hugh Joseph Tate (1910-1983), American politician, mayor of Philadelphia from 1962 and 1972
  • Sharon Marie Tate (1943-1969), American actress murdered in her home, along with four others, by followers of Charles Manson
  • Albert Tate Jr. (1920-1986), American judge with the Louisiana Supreme Court (1958)
  • James Vincent Tate (b. 1943), American poet awarded the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
  • John Torrence Tate Jr. (b. 1925), American mathematician awarded the 2002 Wolf Prize and the 2010 Abel Prize
  • Nick Tate (b. 1942), Australian film and television actor
  • Sir Henry Tate (1819-1899), English sugar merchant, noted for establishing the Tate Gallery in London, in 1897

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