AbeBooks.com. Thousands of booksellers - millions of books.

There are approximately 219 people named Agate in the UK. That makes it the 14,404th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 3 are named Agate.

Region of origin


Country of origin


Language of origin


Religion of origin




Related and similar surnames

The Agate surname in historical dictionaries

Patronymica Britannica (1860)

AGATE. At-the-Gate, of some town or forest ; less probably, a sobriqixet ' applied to a diminutive person, in allusion to the sniall figures cut in agate for rings.' Nares and Halliw. in voc.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

Your comments on the Agate surname

comments powered by Disqus