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Patsy (girl)

What does Patsy mean?

Patsy Pronunciation of Patsy [pat-sy] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Patsy) is of Greek and Latin derivation, and the name Patsy means "highest; noble; patrician". Patsy is an alternate spelling of Hypatia (Greek): from hypatos. Patsy is also a variation of Patricia (Latin): feminine of Patrick.

Associated with: greek, noble.


8 relations via Hypatia, Patricia: Pat, Patryce, Patte, Pattee, Pattey, Patti, Pattie and Patty.

Creative forms:
(female) Pasy, Petsy, ..

(male) Patle, Patto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Patsy Yamileth (P.Y.), ..

How popular is Patsy?

Patsy is a very prominent first name for women (#262 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#64750 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Patsy reached its apex position of #61 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Patsy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Patsy outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Pat, Patricia (#808 in recent rankings), Patti, Pattie and Patty are the popular variation forms of Patsy. Usage of these forms of Patsy was more pronounced among parents in the 1950s (average #260) and has become much lower since, with versions such as Patsy becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Patsy, Pat, Patricia, Patti, Pattie, Patty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Patricia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Betsy, Cassy, Casy, Daisy, Hatsy, Kassy, Kasy, Kaysy, Maisy, Pammy, Pansey, Pansy, Patch, Pauly, Posy and Tansy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Patsy.

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