Meates1177Worldwidehttp://www.meates.orgYesThe origin of the surname has to be looked at in terms of the surname, the research, and the results from DNA testing. The DNA Project is an integral component of the Surname Study. Using DNA testing, it can be determined which family trees are related and evolved from the same origin. DNA testing also validates the research.MeatesMateMatesMeatsMyattMyottMayottMeatMiotMayot