Meaning and name origin
Patrice \p(a)-tri-ce, pat-rice\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Patrice), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Patrice is "noble; patrician". Patrice is a variant of Patricia (Latin): feminine of Patrick. See also Catrice.
Patrice is a very popular first name for females (#510 out of 4276, Top 12%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#50085 out of 88799, Top 56%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Patrice for girls. Patrice reached its highest rank of #277 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Patrice and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Patricia (#739) and Patrice. (2014 statistics).