Save the name

Pronunciation

pætrɪk

Origin

English, German, French, Irish

Meaning

Patrick comes from the Latin name Patricius, which literally means “nobleman.” The patron saint of Ireland, this name was widely used in Europe in the Middle Ages, and remains popular today. Patrick is associated with independence, stability, and strength. You can shorten it to “Paddy”, should you choose, as an adorable nickname.

Rank in the year 2015

Patrick was ranked #291 in the most popular American names of 2015.

Find the perfect baby name