What does Pat mean?
Pat /pat/ [1 syll.] 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. Paat is a common last name.
Pat▼ has 23 alternative forms via Patrick: Packey, Paddey, Paddie, Paddy, Padhraig, Padraic, Padraig, Padric, Patrece, Patric, Patrice, Patricia▼, Patricio, Patrik, Patrizio, Patrizius, Patryk, Pats, Patsy▼, Patten, Patton, Patty and Pink▼.
Pat has 1 feminine form: Patricia.Kreatif forms: Patpe, Patre, Pepat. [more]
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)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Pat for boys. Pat reached its top position of #287 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Padraig, Patricia, Patrick (#153 in 2014), Patrik, Patryk, Patsy and Pink are the popular variation forms of Pat. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.2833%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1059%, down 62.6%), with the forms Pat, Patricia, Patsy and Pink becoming less in vogue. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Pat and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)