What does Paddy mean?
Paddy /pad-dy/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Paddy is "noble, patrician".
Variant of Patrick. Used to be a term for Irishmen. Author Paddy Chayefsky.
Paddy has 19 more relations via Patrick: Packey, Padhraig, Padric, Pat▼, Patrece, Patric, Patrice, Patricia▼, Patricio, Patrik, Patrizio, Patrizius, Patryk, Pats, Patsy▼, Patten, Patton, Patty and Pink▼.Kreatif forms: Paddo, Pedy. [more]
How popular is Paddy?
Paddy is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#47838 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Paddy (not ranked) are Patrick (#153 in 2014), Patsy, Pink, Patryk, Patrik, Patricia, Padraig and Pat. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.2833%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.1059%, ▼62.6%), with the forms Pat, Patricia, Pink and Patsy becoming less in vogue. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Paddy and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)