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Patty (girl)

What does Patty mean?

Patty Pronunciation of Patty [pat-ty] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Patty) is of Latin origin, and the name Patty means "noble; patrician". Patty is a variant form of Patricia (Latin): feminine of Patrick.

Associated with: noble.


Patty has 4 variants: Pattee, Pattey, Patti and Pattie.

4 more alternative forms via Patricia: Pat, Patryce, Patsy and Patte.

Creative forms:
(female) Patny, Paty, ..

(male) Pati, Patthe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Patty Ophelia (P.O.), ..

How popular is Patty?

Patty is a very prominent first name for females (#373 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#9585 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Patty reached its peak position of #193 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Patty rated in the Top 2000 are Pat, Patricia (#808 from recent data), Patsy, Patti and Pattie. Other forms, like Pattey, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Patty was well-received 7 decades ago (adoption of 4.38%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.01%, 100%), with forms such as Patsy becoming less stylish.

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

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

Similar Names

Patty is alike in pronunciation to Peta. Other recommended names are Betty, Caity, Caty, Dotty, Etty, Hatty, Hetty, Hitty, Kaity, Katy, Kitty, Letty, Lotty, Marty, Matty, Natty, Netty, Pammy, Pansy, Patch, Pauly and Tetty. These names tend to be less frequently used than Patty.

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