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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. pə-TRISH-ə(English)
pa-TREE-thya(European Spanish)
pa-TREE-sya(Latin American Spanish)
pa-TREE-tsya(German)
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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 [1].

Related Names

VariantPatrice(English)
DiminutivesPat, Patsy, Patti, Pattie, Patty, Tricia, Trish, Trisha, Trecia, Tresha(English)
Masculine FormsPatricio(Spanish) Patricius(Late Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesPatritsiya(Bulgarian) Patricija(Croatian) Patricie(Czech) Patrícia(Hungarian) Pádraigín(Irish) Patrizia(Italian) Patrycja, Patka(Polish) Patrícia(Portuguese) Patritsiya(Russian) Patrícia, Patka(Slovak) Patricija(Slovene)
Same SpellingPatrícia

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Hungary: August 25
Slovakia: July 6 (as Patrícia)
Sweden: April 16

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Sources & References

  1. Withycombe, Elizabeth Gidley. The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names. Oxford, 1945, page 106.
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