What does Patsy mean?
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.
(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)
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.
Similar NamesSuggested 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.See names in meaning and etymology.