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What does Patient mean?

Patient Pronunciation of Patient [pa-tient] as a girls' name has its root in English, and Patient means "enduring, forebearing". Patient is a version of Patience (English).


2 relations via Patience: Patienzia and Pazienza.

Creative forms:
(female) Letient, Lotient, ..

(male) Patiel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Patient Reina (P.R.), ..

How popular is Patient?

Patient is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#47575 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Patience (#1089 from recent data) is the only popular alternative form of Patient (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Patient reached its highest in 2006 and has become much reduced since. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Patience in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Patient and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Padget, Padgett, Paget, Pagett, Paine, Pamina, Parthena, Pathina, Patrina, Patte, Pattee, Pattey, Pattie, Paulene, Paxten and Pazit. These names tend to be more commonly used than Patient.

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