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Padraig

What does Padraig mean?

Padraig Pronunciation of Padraig [padraig] as a name for boys has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Padraig is "noble, patrician". Padraig is an alternate form, with the suffix -raig, of Paddy (Irish, Latin): version of Patrick.

Associated with: noble.

Variations

Padraig has 1 variant: Padhraig.

Padraig has 5 more alternative forms via Paddy, Patrick: Paddie, Padraic, Padric, Patric and Patrik.

Creative forms:
(male) Paddraig, Pedraig, ..

(female) Padraige, Para, ..

Middle name pairings:
Padraig Zion (P.Z.), ..

How popular is Padraig?

Padraig is an unusual first name for men. Padraig is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Padraig for boys. Padraig reached its peak rank of #61 in Ireland in 1999, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Padraig name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Padraig outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Patric, Patrick (#164 last year) and Patrik are the popular variation forms of Padraig ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Padraig were at the peak of their popularity in 1991 (average #1264) and have become much less common since (#1541, 79% less usage), with the version Patrick becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Patric, Patrick in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Padraig, Patrick, Patrik outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Craig, Eanraig, Graig, Kraig, Paris, Parkin, Parrie, Parris, Parvaiz, Parviz, Parwiz and Pedrio (see Pedro). These names tend to be more commonly used than Padraig.

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