Meaning and Name Origin
Tricia \t-ri-cia\ as a girls' name is pronounced TRISH-ah. It is of English origin. Short form of Patricia (Latin) "noble; patrician". See also Teresa for similar-sounding variants. Choreographer Trisha Brown; singer Trisha Yearwood.
Tricia▼ has 29 more related forms via Patricia, Teresa: Patrica▼, Patricka, Patrizia, Techa, Terasa, Terasina, Terasita, Terecena, Teresia, Teresina, Teresita, Tereska, Teressa▼, Tereza, Terezia, Terezita, Terosina, Terri▼, Terrie▼, Tersa, Tersia, Teruska, Tesa, Tesia, Teskia, Tessa▲, Tessie▼, Tresa and Tressa▼.
Tricia is a very popular first name for females (#454 out of 4276, Top 11%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Tricia for girls. Tricia entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #150 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tricia and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Tricia ranked in the Top 1000 are Patrica, Patricia (#739 a year ago), Teresa (#719), Teresita, Teressa, Terri, Terrie, Tessa (#221), Tessie, Tresa, Tressa and Trisha. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 and is now significantly less, with forms like Patricia, Teresa, Tressa, Tricia and Trisha becoming somewhat outmoded. Tessa (#221) is the most chic name for newborns in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)