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What does Patton mean?

Patton Pronunciation of Patton [pat-ton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Patton is "fighter's town". Also variant of Patrick. General George Patton; author Alan Paton.

Associated with: old english, fighter (warrior).


Patton has 5 variants: Paten, Patin, Paton, Patten and Pattin.

Affiliated boy name: Peyton.

Patton has 7 more relations via Patrick: Pat, Patric, Patrik, Patryk, Pats, Patsy and Patty.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Patdon, Poton, ..

(female) Patnia, Pattonnia, ..

How popular is Patton?

Patton is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#464 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the popularity of the boy name Patton and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Patton (outside Top 2000) are Pat, Patric, Patrick (#164 a year ago), Patrik, Patryk, Patsy and Peyton (#260). Usage of these relations of Patton reached its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 (average #1293) and has become significantly less since (#1489, 70%), with forms like Patsy becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Patton is pronounced similarly to Payton. Other suggested similar names are Barton, Button, Caxton, Cotton, Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daxton, Dayton, Easton, Eaton, Eatton, Gaeton, Galton, Garton, Gaston, Halton, Hutton, Lawton, Layton, Litton, Lytton, Manton, Marton, Nathon, Paden, Parson, Parton, Pattison, Paxon, Paxten, Paxton, Paxtun, Platon, Salton, Saxton, Sutton, Tanton, Tayton, Walton, Warton and Watson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Patton.

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