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Pat (boy)

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What does Pat mean?

Pat /pat/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Pat). Pat's name origin is Latin, and the name Pat means "patrician, noble". Pat is a variant form of Patrick (Latin): the Latin original.

Associated with: noble


Pat has 10 alternative forms via Patrick: Paddy, Patric, Patrik, Patryk, Pats, Patsy, Patten, Patton, Patty and Pink.

Pat has 1 feminine form: Patricia.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Part, Pattha, ..

(female) Patta, Patthea, ..

How popular is Pat?

Pat is a very prominent first name for men (#457 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#46240 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Pat for boys. Pat reached its top position of #261 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Patric, Patrick (#153 in 2014), Patrik, Patryk, Patsy and Pink are the popular variation forms of Pat. Usage of these relations of Pat was more pronounced among parents 5 decades ago (usage of 0.67%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.14%, down 79%), with forms such as Patsy becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pat, Patric, Patrick, Patryk, Patsy, Pink in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Pat is alike in pronunciation to Pete, Piet and Pitt. Other recommended names are Bat, Mat, Nat, Pal, Par, Paz and Wat. These names tend to be less commonly used than Pat.