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Patty (boy)

What does Patty mean?

Patty Pronunciation of Patty [pat-ty] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Patty) is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Patty is "patrician, noble". Patty is a variant form of Patrick (Latin): the Latin original.

Associated with: noble.


11 related forms via Patrick: Packey, Paddey, Paddy, Pat, Patric, Patrik, Patryk, Pats, Patsy, Patten and Patton.

1 feminine form: Patricia.

Creative forms:
(male) Pati, Paty, ..

(female) Patly, Patny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Patty Lincoln (P.L.), ..

How popular is Patty?

Patty is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9585 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Pat, Patric, Patrick (#164 from recent data), Patrik, Patryk and Patsy are the prominent related forms of Patty (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Patton, are seldom used. These forms of Patty were favored by parents during 1960-1969 (average #1234) and are now significantly less popular (#1694, 80.2%), with versions such as Patrick becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Beatty, Hasty, Marty, Matty, Natty, Paley, Parry, Paten, Patin, Paton, Pattin, Pauly, Pitt, Platt and Pratt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Patty.

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