The name Bates is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Bates is: often used as a surname.
The name Bates is a Shakespearean baby name. In Shakespearean the meaning of the name Bates is: King Henry V' Soldier in the King's army.
expression Number: 11
People with this name tend to be idealistic, highly immaginative, intuitive, and spiritual. They seek after spiritual truth and often find it. They tend to be visionary and may inspire others. If they fail to develop their potential, they may become dreamers, or misuse power.
SoulUrge Number: 6
People with this name have a deep inner desire for a stable, loving family or community, and a need to work with others and to be appreciated.