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What does Pratt mean?

Pratt Pronunciation of Pratt [pratt] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Surname. Possibly referring to the buttocks as in the comedy term "a pratfall", or also possibly from "prate" meaning to babble or talk without meaning.

Associated with: old english, surname.


Creative forms:
(male) Prati, Preatt, ..

(female) Prata, Praty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pratt Landry (P.L.), ..

How popular is Pratt?

Pratt is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#500 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Pratt reached its apex position of #1525 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pratt name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pratt outside U.S.

Similar Names

Pratt is alike in pronunciation to Prewet, Prewett, Prewit, Prewitt and Pruitt. Other recommended names are Brantt (see Brant), Brett, Britt, Hiatt, Hyatt, Matt, Pat, Pats, Patty, Pitt, Plato, Platt, Porat, Pratap, Watt, Wiatt and Wyatt. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pratt.