Meaning and name origin
Patty \p(at)-ty\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Patty), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Patty is "patrician, noble". Patty is a variant of Patrick (Latin): the Latin original, Patricius, was a title. Also used as a girls' name. A name for babies that is not broadly used.
There is 1 feminine form of Patty: Patricia.
Patty is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8896 out of 88799, Top 10%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Patty and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Patrick (#153). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).