Given Name PAT

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: PAT  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of PATRICK or PATRICIA. A famous bearer of this name was Pat Garrett (1850-1908), the sheriff who shot Billy the Kid.
FEMININE FORMS: Patrice, Patricia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Padrig (Breton), Patricija, Patrik (Croatian), Patricie, Patrik (Czech), Patrice, Patrick (French), Patricia, Patrick (German), Patrícia, Patrik (Hungarian), Pádraic, Pádraig, Pádraigín, Patrick, Paddy, Patsy (Irish), Patrizia, Patrizio (Italian), Patricia, Patricius (Late Roman), Pherick (Manx), Patariki (Maori), Pate (Medieval English), Patrycja, Patryk, Patka (Polish), Patrícia, Patrício (Portuguese), Pàdraig (Scottish), Patrícia, Patrik, Patka (Slovak), Patricija (Slovene), Patricia, Patricio (Spanish), Patrik (Swedish), Padrig (Welsh)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008