Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈpæt.i/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Originally a variant of Matty, a 17th-century diminutive of Martha. It is now commonly used as a diminutive of Patricia.

Related Names

Masculine FormPatrick
Other Languages & CulturesMarta(Belarusian) Martha(Biblical) Martha(Biblical Greek) Martha(Biblical Latin) Marta, Patritsiya(Bulgarian) Marta(Catalan) Marta, Patricija(Croatian) Marta, Patricie(Czech) Martha(Danish) Marta, Martha(Dutch) Marta(Estonian) Martta(Finnish) Marthe(French) Marta(Georgian) Marta, Martha, Patricia(German) Martha(Greek) Márta, Patrícia, Mártuska(Hungarian) Marta(Icelandic) Pádraigín(Irish) Marta, Patrizia(Italian) Patricia(Late Roman) Marta, Patrīcija(Latvian) Morta, Patricija(Lithuanian) Marta(Macedonian) Marthese(Maltese) Maata(Maori) Matty(Medieval English) Marte, Martha, Marthe(Norwegian) Marta, Patrycja, Pati, Patka(Polish) Marta, Patrícia(Portuguese) Marta(Romanian) Marfa, Marta, Patritsiya(Russian) Marta(Serbian) Marta, Patrícia, Patka(Slovak) Marta, Patricija(Slovene) Marta, Patricia, Martita, Pati(Spanish) Marta, Martha(Swedish) Marta(Ukrainian)


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Entry updated July 2, 2008