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The name Patrick has the following meaning:

A noble man.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Patrick is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 86 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Patrick fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 2 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 129 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Patrick in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Patrick is pronounced as peh-trik


Patrick originates from the Latin language.

See other suggested Latin boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Patrick and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Patrick: Boys - Cicero, Marcus, Roman, Rufus, Sergio, Titus, Girls - Almeta, Ardis, Ava, Belva, Celeste, Clora, Decima, Diva, Gillian, Karlie, Marsha, Maxine, Priscilla, Sabina, Sabine, Sabrina, Selina, Stella, Theodosia, Verdie, Both genders - Amanda, Clara


Popular Variants for the name Patrick: Packey, Paddy (Nickname), Padraig (Irish), Padric, Padrig, Padrik (Slavic), Paraic (Irish), Patec, Pateck, Patek, Patrece, Patreece, Patric, Patrician, Patricio (Spanish), Patricius (Latin), Patrido, Patrik, Patrizio (Italian), Patrizius, Patryk (Polish), Pats, Patsy (Nickname), Patty


Common nicknames for the name Patrick are: Pat, Patsy, Paddy, Rick


We think the name Patrick should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Patrick to be: Sensitive, happy and popular chap

In one word, you might describe Patrick as a(n) "popular" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Patrick (or its variants) are:

Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, born on 6 March , a famous astronaut. Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry's background: A retired Lieutenant Colonel, French Air Force and was a CNES astronaut. In 1985, he became the second French citizen in space, after Jean-Loup Chrétien, when he flew aboard the NASA's Space Shuttle mission STS-51-G.

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, born on 18 November, a famous physicist. Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett's background: An English experimental physicist known for his work on cloud chambers, cosmic rays, and paleomagnetism. He also made a major contribution in World War II advising on military strategy and developing Operational Research.

Patrick Victor Martindale White, born on 28 May, a famous author. Patrick Victor Martindale White's background: An Australian author widely regarded as one of the major English-language novelists of the 20th century. From 1935 until his death, he published 12 novels, two short story collections and eight plays. His fiction freely employs shifting narrative vantages and the stream of consciousness technique. In 1973, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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