[ 1 syll. ga-tes, gat-es ] The baby girl name Gates is pronounced as GEYTS †. Gates has its origins in the English language and it is also used largely in English. The meaning of Gates is 'city entrances'.
Gates is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Gates: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
A famous person named Gates is Actress Gates McFadden, born 28 August 1949, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.