What does Patten mean?
Patten [pat-ten] as a boys' name is of Latin and Old English derivation, and the name Patten means "patrician, noble; fighter's town". Patten is an alternate form of Patrick (Latin): the Latin original. Patten is also a variation of Patton (Old English).
(male) Palten, Pasten, ..
(female) Patden, Patpen, .. Middle name pairings:
Patten Nazir (P.N.), ..
How popular is Patten?
Patten is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#2880 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Patten (outside Top 2000) are Pat, Patric, Patrick (#164 the previous year), Patrik, Patryk and Patsy. Usage of these forms of Patten was more pronounced among parents during 1960-1969 (median #1234) and has become significantly lower since (#1694, 80% less usage), with forms such as Patsy becoming less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Patten is pronounced similarly to Payton▼ and Peyton. Other suggested similar names are Barten, Cotten, Dalten, Dayten, Eatton, Galten, Halten (see Halton), Hutten, Lathen, Litten, Lytten, Manten (see Manton), Marten, Matteo▲, Nathen, Paden, Parken, Parton, Paxten, Paxton▲, Paxtun, Pitney, Pittney (see Pitney), Potter, Tayten and Varten. Like Patten, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.