What does Patty mean?
Patty /pat-ty/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Patty means "noble; patrician". Patty is a variant transcription of Patricia (Latin): feminine of Patrick. Putty is a common last name.
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. during the years 1950-1959, 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%, down 95.6%), with forms such as Patricia, Pattie, Patty, Tricia and Trisha becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)