Wingate Family History
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Wingate Name Meaning
Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of various place so called, for example Wingate in County Durham or Wingates in Northumberland, named in Old English as wind-geat ‘wind gate’, i.e. a place where the wind howls through a narrow pass or gap.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hungate, Wingard, Tungate, Holgate, Windle, Winham, Redgate, Colgate