What does Patrice mean?
Patrice \p(a)-tri-ce, pat-rice\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Patrice) is of Latin derivation, and Patrice means "noble; patrician". Patrice is a derivative of Patricia (Latin): feminine of Patrick. Fairly unconventional as a birth name. See also Catrice.
Patrice is a very prominent first name for women (#510 out of 4276, Top 12%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#50085 out of 88799, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Patrice for girls. Patrice was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #277 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Patrice and associated names. Pat, Patrica, Patricia (#739 last year), Patsy, Patti, Pattie, Patty, Tricia and Trisha are the popular alternative forms of Patrice. Adoption of this girl name was at its peak during the years 1960-1969 and is now much lower, with forms such as Patricia, Pattie, Patty, Tricia and Trisha falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)