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Patricia (boy)

What does Patricia mean?

Patricia Pronunciation of Patricia [pa-tri-cia] as a name for boys (also used more regularly as girls' name Patricia) is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Patricia is "patrician, noble". Patricia is an alternate spelling of Patrick (Latin): the Latin original.

Associated with: noble.


Patricia has 1 variant: Patricio.

7 more related forms via Patrick: Padric, Patrece, Patric, Patrice, Patrik, Patrizio and Patrizius.

3 feminine forms: Latrice, Pat and Tricia.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Patricia Chase (P.C.), ..

How popular is Patricia?

Patricia is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1192 out of 1220, Top 98%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#27313 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Patricia was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest rank of #573 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Patrick (#164 from current records), Patricio (#1653), Patrik, Patrice and Patric are the prominent variation forms of Patricia ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Patrizio, are uncommon. These relations of Patricia were favored as baby names in 1991 (usage of 0.62%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.14%, 77.9% less), with the version Patrick becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Attilia (see Attila), Mattania, Mauricio, Padraic, Padraig, Paice, Palila, Paris, Parish, Parkin, Parrie, Parris, Parrish, Parriss, Parvaiz, Parviz, Parwiz, Patin, Patryk, Pattin, Pattison, Percie and Price. These names tend to be less commonly used than Patricia.

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