Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. PAT
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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.

Related Names

Feminine FormsPatrice, Patricia
Other Languages & CulturesPadrig(Breton) Patritsiya(Bulgarian) Patricija, Patrik(Croatian) Patricie, Patrik(Czech) Patrick(Danish) Patrik(Finnish) Patrice, Patrick(French) Patricia, Patrick(German) Patrícia, Patrik(Hungarian) Pádraig, Pádraigín, Patrick, Paddy, Pádraic, Páidí, Patsy(Irish) Patrizia, Patrizio(Italian) Patricia, Patricius(Late Roman) Patrīcija(Latvian) Pherick(Manx) Patariki(Maori) Pate(Medieval English) Patrick(Norwegian) Pátraic(Old Irish) Patrycja, Patryk, Patka(Polish) Patrícia, Patrício(Portuguese) Patritsiya(Russian) Pàdraig(Scottish Gaelic) Patrícia, Patrik, Patka(Slovak) Patricija(Slovene) Patricia, Patricio(Spanish) Patrick, Patrik(Swedish) Padrig(Welsh)

Popularity

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Entry updated July 2, 2008