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What does Pats mean?

Pats Pronunciation of Pats [pats] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Pats is "patrician, noble". Pats is a version of Patrick (Latin): the Latin original.

Associated with: noble.


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

Creative forms:
(male) Parts, Pato, ..

(female) Pata, Patsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pats David (P.D.), ..

How popular is Pats?

Pats is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Pats is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Patrick (#164 from current records), Patsy, Pink, Patryk, Patrik, Patric and Pat are the prominent alternative forms of Pats (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Patton, are seldom used. These relations of Pats were favored as baby names 55 years ago (median #1343) and have become much less conventional since (#1737, 80%), with versions such as Pat becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Recommended names are Keats, Mats, Pace, Paco, Page, Pain, Pal, Pali, Pall, Par, Paris, Parks, Parr, Paten, Patin, Paton, Paul, Paz, Pears, Pete, Petr, Pitt, Pius, Plato, Platt, Pons, Pratt, Waits, Watts and Yeats. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pats.

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