English, German, French, Irish
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.
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