Coates is also a prominent family of English and Scottish origin and could refer to the following people:


  • Coates Baronets
    Coates Baronets
    The Coates Baronetcy, of Haypark in the City of Belfast, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom . It was created on 15 July 1921 for William Coates. He was a senior partner of William F...

    , of Haypark, Belfast
  • Milnes Coates Baronets
    Milnes Coates Baronets
    The Coates, later Milnes Coates Baronetcy, of Helperby Hall in Helperby in the North Riding of the County of York, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 29 June 1911 for Edward Coates. He was a member of Coates, Son & Co, stockbrokers, and represented Lewisham in the...

     (formerly the Coates Baronets) of Helperby Hall in Yorkshire


  • Albert Coates (musician)
    Albert Coates (musician)
    Albert Coates was an English conductor and composer. Born in Saint Petersburg where his English father was a successful businessman, he studied in Russia, England and Germany, before beginning his career as a conductor in a series of German opera houses...

     (1882-1953), English conductor and composer
  • Sir Albert Coates (surgeon)
    Albert Coates (surgeon)
    Sir Albert Ernest Coates OBE, FRCS was an Australian surgeon and soldier. He served as a medical orderly in World War I serving on Gallipoli, and as a senior surgeon for the Australian Army Medical Corps in World War II in Malaya...

     (1895-1977), Australian surgeon and soldier
  • Ann Coates, credited name for the singer Morissey
  • Ben Coates
    Ben Coates
    Ben Terrence Coates is a former American football tight end in the National Football League and former CIAA football coach and former NFL tight ends coach. Coates didn't play football until his senior year of high school, and was a multi-sport player at Livingstone College located in Salisbury,...

     (born 1969), American football player and coach
  • Colin Coates
    Colin Coates
    Colin Victor Coates is a former ice speed skater from Australia, who represented his native country in – a record – six consecutive Winter Olympics, starting in 1968 in Grenoble, France....

     (born 1946), Australian ice speed skater
  • Sir Edward Coates
    Sir Edward Coates, 1st Baronet
    Major Sir Edward Coates was a British stockbroker and politician.The eldest son of magistrate John Coates, he was born in 1853 and educated at Marlborough College. He was a member of the city stockbroking firm of Coates and Son.In 1903 he was elected Conservative Party Member of Parliament for...

    , British politician and sportsman
  • Eric Coates
    Eric Coates
    Eric Coates was an English composer of light music and a viola player.-Life:Eric was born in Hucknall in Nottinghamshire to William Harrison Coates , a surgeon, and his wife, Mary Jane Gwynne, hailing from Usk in Monmouthshire...

     (1886-1957), English composer
  • Florence Earle Coates
    Florence Earle Coates
    -Biography:She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Granddaughter of noted abolitionist and philanthropist Thomas Earle, and eldest daughter of Philadelphia lawyer George H. Earle, Sr. and Mrs. Frances Van Leer Earle, Mrs...

     (1850-1927), American poet from Philadelphia
  • Gloria Coates
    Gloria Coates
    Gloria Coates is an American composer who has moved to, and has subsequently been living in Munich, Germany since 1969...

     (born 1938), American composer
  • Rt. Hon. Gordon Coates
    Gordon Coates
    Joseph Gordon Coates, MC and bar served as the 21st Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1925 to 1928.- Early life :Born on the Hukatere Peninsula in Kaipara Harbour where his family ran a farm, Coates took on significant responsibility at a relatively early age because his father suffered from...

     (1878-1943), former Prime Minister of New Zealand


  • Jefferson Coates
    Jefferson Coates
    Francis Jefferson Coates was a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War and one of 64 men who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Gettysburg.-Biography:...

     (1843-1880), Medal of Honor
  • Jim Coates
    Jim Coates
    James Alton Coates is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. A right-hander, Coates pitched for the New York Yankees , Washington Senators , Cincinnati Reds and California Angels ....

     (born 1932), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • John Coates (tenor)
    John Coates (tenor)
    John Coates was a leading English tenor, who sang in opera and oratorio and on the concert platform. His repertoire ranged from Bach and Purcell to contemporary works, and embraced the major heldentenor roles in Richard Wagner's operas...

  • John Dowling Coates
    John Dowling Coates
    John Dowling Coates AC is an Australian lawyer, sports administrator and businessman.He is a member of the International Olympic Committee and is the current president of the Australian Olympic Committee and chairman of the Australian Olympic Foundation.- Personal :Born in Sydney, the son of a...

     (born 1949), Australian lawyer, sports administrator and businessman
  • John H. Coates (born 1945), mathematician
  • Kim Coates
    Kim Coates
    Kim Coates is a Canadian-American actor who has worked in both Canadian and American movies and television series. He has worked on Broadway portraying Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire and in the lead role of Macbeth performed at the Stratford Theatre...

     (born 1959), Canadian actor
  • Lorene T. Coates
    Lorene T. Coates
    Lorene Thomason Coates served as a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the U.S. state's seventy-seventh House district, including constituents in Rowan county from 2001-2011....

    , member of the North Carolina General Assembly
  • Melissa Coates
    Melissa Coates
    -Training and debut :After training at both Killer Kowalski's training school and Ultimate Pro Wrestling's Ultimate University, Coates moved down to Louisville, Kentucky to begin training in World Wrestling Entertainment's developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling...

     (born 1975), female bodybuilder and professional wrestler
  • Admiral Nigel Coates (admiral)
    Nigel Coates (admiral)
    Rear Admiral Nigel Stephen Coates AM, RAN was a senior officer in the Royal Australian Navy.-Education:Coates joined the Royal Australian Naval College at Jervis Bay in 1975 as a Junior Entry officer, to complete his high school education.Coates spent 18 months in Newport, Rhode Island where he...

     a naval officer in the Royal Australian Navy
  • Odia Coates
    Odia Coates
    Odia Coates was an American singer, best known for her work with Canadian singer-songwriter Paul Anka.-Early life:...

     (1942-1991), musician
  • Phyllis Coates
    Phyllis Coates
    Phyllis Coates is an American film and television actress. She is perhaps best known for her portrayal of reporter Lois Lane in the 1951 film Superman and the Mole Men, and during the first season of the Adventures of Superman television series.-Early life and career:After graduating from high...

     (born 1927), American film and television actress known for her role as Supermans Lois Lane
  • Ralph Coates
    Ralph Coates
    Ralph Coates was an English footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a winger. Coates played for Burnley, Tottenham Hotspur and Leyton Orient, making 480 appearances in the Football League. Coates also earned four caps for England between 1970 and 1971.-Club...

     (1946-2010), English footballer
  • Reginald Coates
    Reginald Coates
    Professor Reginald “Rex” Charles Coates was a British civil engineer, academic and the 114th president of the Institution of Civil Engineers.-Early life:...

     (1920–2005), British civil engineer
  • Richard Coates
    Richard Coates
    Richard Coates is an English linguist. He is professor of linguistics at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He was formerly professor of linguistics at the University of Sussex, where he served as Dean of the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences from 1998 to 2003...

    , professor of linguistics
  • Robert Coates (actor)
    Robert Coates (actor)
    Robert Coates , often called Romeo Coates, was a West Indian-born heir to significantly profitable, sugar-growing slave plantations. As a young adult, he emigrated to England...

     (1772-1848), considered by some to have been the worst actor of all history
  • Robert Coates (critic)
    Robert Coates (critic)
    Robert Myron Coates was an American writer and a long-term art critic for the New Yorker. He coined the term "abstract expressionism" in 1946 in reference to the works of Arshile Gorky, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.As a writer of fiction, he is considered a member of the Lost Generation,...

     (1897–1973), art critic
  • Robert Coates (politician)
    Robert Coates (politician)
    Robert Carman Coates, PC, QC is a former Canadian politician and Cabinet minister.Coates was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1957 election as the Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament for Cumberland, Nova Scotia. Coates was a backbencher during the John Diefenbaker...

     (born 1928), Canadian politician


  • Steve Coates
    Steve Coates
    Stephen John Coates is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player and is currently a broadcaster/color commentator with the Philadelphia Flyers...

     (born 1950), professional hockey player and hockey broadcaster
  • Sebastián Coates
    Sebastián Coates
    Sebastián Coates Nion is a Uruguayan football player who plays for Liverpool. Uruguayan fans call him Luganito or Little Lugano.-Early life:Coates was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, to a Scottish father and Uruguayan mother....

     (born 1990), Uruguayan football player.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Ta-Nehisi Coates is a senior editor for The Atlantic and blogs on its website. Coates has worked for The Village Voice, Washington City Paper, and Time. He has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The Washington Monthly, O, and other publications...

     (born 1975), editor and blogger for The Atlantic magazine
  • Tom Coates
    Tom Coates
    Tom Coates is a technologist and early weblogger based in San Francisco, California who has been writing since 1999...

     (born 1972), technologist and early weblogger
  • Wayne Coates
    Wayne Coates
    Wayne Coates is a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives. He represented a Cincinnati, Ohio area district from 2001-2002. He was succeeded by Republican Jim Raussen.-References:...

    , former member of the Ohio House of Representatives
  • Wells Coates
    Wells Coates
    Wells Wintemute Coates OBE was an architect, designer and writer. He was, for most of his life, an ex-patriate Canadian architect who is best known for his work in England...

     (1895–1958), Canadian architect best known for his work in England
  • Sir William Coates, 1st Baronet
    Sir William Coates, 1st Baronet
    Sir William Frederick Coates, 1st Baronet was an Irish stockbroker and politician in Belfast.Coates was born in Belfast and studied at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. He initially entered the linen trade, but became a stockbroker in 1887, building up an extensive business. In 1902 he...

     (1866–1932), Irish stockbroker and politician
  • William Coates (longevity claimant), disputed claimant to being the world's oldest person

United Kingdom

  • Coates, Cambridgeshire
    Coates, Cambridgeshire
    Coates, in the English county of Cambridgeshire, is a small village close to the town of Whittlesey.The origins of the name are from the word 'Cotes', a corruption of cottages...

  • Coates, Gloucestershire
    Coates, Gloucestershire
    Coates is a village situated in Gloucestershire, England. It is around 5 km or 3 miles west of Cirencester and close to Cirencester Park, part of the Bathurst Estate. It is the nearest village to the source of the river Thames at Thames Head, and it is close to the course of the Foss Way or Fosse...

  • Coates, Nottinghamshire
    Coates, Nottinghamshire
    Coates is a hamlet in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 8 miles south of Gainsborough. on the west bank of the River Trent. The hamlet is within the North Leverton with Habblesthorpe civil parish....

  • Coates, West Sussex
    Coates, West Sussex
    Coates is a downland village in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. Coates lies one mile southwest from Fittleworth and four miles south-east-by-south from Petworth...

  • Coates by Stow, in Lincolnshire
  • Coates Castle, a Grade II listed manor in West Sussex


  • Coates (supercomputer)
    Coates (supercomputer)
    Coates is a supercomputer installed at Purdue University on July 21, 2009. The high-performance computing cluster is operated by Information Technology at Purdue , the university's central information technology organization...

    , a supercomputer at Purdue University
  • Coates' disease, alternate spelling for Coats' disease, a rare human eye disorder

See also

  • Cotes (disambiguation)
  • Coats (disambiguation)
  • Coats (surname)
    Coats (surname)
    Coats is a surname, and may refer to:*A.W. Coats, 1924-2007, English economist, historian of economic thought*Amelia R. Coats, American printmaker*Buck Coats , American professional baseball player...

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