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12/14/2019, 2:25 PM Mike C update #106
10/20/2016, 1:17 AM Mike C update #93
7/27/2015, 11:23 PM Mike C update #90
12/3/2014, 12:28 AM Mike C update #89
5/30/2011, 5:41 PM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Type Surname (from occupation & from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. YAYTS

Meaning & History

From Old English geat meaning "gate", a name for a gatekeeper or someone who lived near a gate.