What does Padraic mean?
Padraic [padra-ic] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the name Padraic means "noble, patrician". Padraic is a variant form, with the suffix -raic, of Paddy (Irish, Latin): variation of Patrick.
Padraic has 1 variant: Padric.Creative forms:
(male) Padrake, Pedraic, ..
(female) Padrania, Padrata, .. Middle name pairings:
Padraic Cillian (P.C.), ..
How popular is Padraic?
Padraic is an uncommon first name for males. Padraic is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Padraic (outside Top 2000) are Padraig, Patric, Patrice, Patrick (#164 in 2015) and Patrik. Usage of these forms of Padraic was well-received in 1991 (adoption of 0.62%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.13%, down 78.6%). Displayed below is a study of the ranking of the boy name Padraic and corresponding names. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aaric, Aldric, Andric, Audric, Baldric, Bardric, Barric, Baudric, Caddaric, Cedric▼, Chadric, Daric, Dedric, Edric, Godric, Kedric, Paris▼, Parkin, Parrie, Parris, Parvaiz, Parviz, Parwiz, Pedrio (see Pedro), Rodric, Sedric and Tedric. These names tend to be more commonly used than Padraic.See names in meaning and etymology.