What does Patty mean?
Patty /pat-ty/ [2 sylls.] 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, with the suffix -y, of Patricia (Latin): feminine of Patrick.
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)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Patty for girls. Patty entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its peak position of #195 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Patty and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Patty rated in the Top 1000 are Pat, Patrica, Patrice, Patricia (#739 last year), Patsy, Patti, Pattie, Tricia and Trisha. Forms like Pattey are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.598%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0261%, ▼95.6%), with forms such as Patricia, Pattie, Patty, Tricia and Trisha becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)