Patricia
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Given Name PATRICIA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: pə-TRISH-ə (English), pa-TREE-thya (European Spanish), pa-TREE-sya (Latin American Spanish), pa-TREE-tsya (German)   [details]
Meaning & History
Feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK). In medieval England this spelling appears in Latin documents, but this form was probably not used as the actual name until the 18th century, in Scotland.
Categories
Marvel characters, Rock and Riot characters, storms, top 10 in the US
Related Names
VARIANT: Patrice (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Pat, Patsy, Patti, Pattie, Patty, Tricia, Trish, Trisha, Trecia, Tresha (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Patrick (English), Patricio (Spanish), Patrick (German), Patricius (Late Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Patricija (Croatian), Patricie (Czech), Patrícia (Hungarian), Pádraigín (Irish), Patrizia (Italian), Patrycja, Patka (Polish), Patrícia (Portuguese), Patrícia, Patka (Slovak), Patricija (Slovene)
SAME SPELLING: Patrícia
Popularity
United States  ranked #744 
England and Wales  - 
Canada (BC)  - 
Catalonia  - 
Croatia  ranked #61 
France  - 
Hungary  - 
Portugal  ranked #100 
Romania  ranked #43 
Spain  - 
Sweden  - 
Switzerland  - 
Sources and References
  • Elizabeth Gidley Withycombe, The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names (1945)