Names

Bringing Up Bates Family Names 

Carly Kiel
Updated March 30, 2020 5.1k votes 504 voters 8.8k views 35 items

List Rules Vote up the best baby names in the Bates family, considering all combinations of first names, middle names, and nicknames.

Move over, Duggar family. There's a new family with 19 kids in town! The Up TV series Bringing Up Bates follows Gil, Kelly Jo, and their brood as they navigate life, love, and bi-monthly birthday parties. This is a list of all of the Bringing Up Bates family names, ranked best to worst, including the ages of each parent, kid, or grandchild. Which names are your favorites?

As with any group of people, the Bates family has both good and bad names. The regular, normal names in this family include Katie and Erin, Ellie and Alyssa. The terrible names are ones like Jeb, Judson, Carlin, Trace, and Addallee. There is also a Warden. There are two great Williams in the family, but unfortunately, one goes by Lawson and the other by Gil. Also, there is a good strong Charles, but instead, the family calls him Carson. 

What are the best Bates family names? Vote up the ones that are not outright cruel, and vote down the ones that have you raising eyebrows. Don't forget that these children's middle names range from Jane to Ezekiel, Grace to Justice to Courage. 

list ordered by
1
Erin Elise Bates

b. May 2, 1991

2
Alyssa Joy Bates

b. November 9, 1994

3
Brooklyn Elise Paine

Daughter of Erin and Chad, b. August 6, 2016

4
Allie Jane Webster

Daughter of Alyssa and John, b. April 11, 2015

5
Katie Grace Bates

b. October 5, 2000

6
Carlin Brianne Bates

b. April 11, 1998 

7
Tori Layne Bates

b. December 20, 1995

8
William "Lawson" Bates

b. July 27, 1992

9
Ellie Bridget Bates

b. April 28, 2007

10
Josie Kellyn Bates

b. August 4, 1999

11
Kaci Lynn Bates

Daughter of Zach and Whitney, b. June 20, 2016

12
Callie-Anna Bates

b. August 2, 2009

13
Addallee Hope Bates

b. February 17, 2006

14
Charles Steven "Carson" Paine IV

Son of Erin and Chad, b. May 14, 2015

15
Bradley Gilvin Bates

Son of Zach and Whitney, b. October 29, 2014

16
Jackson Ezekiel Bates

b. February 17, 2002

17
Judson Wyatt Bates
18
Kolter Gray Smith

Son of Tori and Bobby, b. March 25, 2020

19
Zachary Gilvin Bates

b. December 30, 1988

20
Kenneth Nathaniel "Nathan" Bates

b. August 29, 1993

21
Trace Whitfield Bates

b. February 1, 1997

22
Kelly Jo Bates

The Matriarch, b. October 26, 1966

23
Isaiah Courage Bates

b. October 16, 2004

24
Everly Hope Paine

Daughter of Erin and Chad, b. March 30, 2018

25
William Gilvin "Gil" Bates

The Patriarch, b. January 1, 1965