Patrick - boys name

Patrick name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Patrick name meaning:

The name Patrick is of Irish origin and holds a significant meaning. Derived from the Latin name "Patricius," it means "nobleman" or "noble-minded." Patrick is known for its association with Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, who is credited with bringing Christianity to the country. As such, the name Patrick often carries connotations of religious devotion, faith, and spirituality.

People named Patrick are often described as kind, compassionate, and empathetic individuals. They tend to possess a strong sense of justice and fairness, demonstrating leadership qualities and a natural inclination to protect others. Patrick also embodies qualities such as loyalty, honesty, and integrity, which are highly valued in personal relationships and professional settings.

Overall, the name Patrick symbolizes nobility, righteousness, and a deep commitment to one's beliefs. It carries a rich cultural and historical significance, exemplifying qualities that are universally admired and respected.

Origin: English

Patrician, noble. Romans society was divided into plebeians: (commoners) and patricians: (aristocrats). Saint Patrick - patron saint of Ireland.


Saints names

Related names

Patrick , Paddy , Padraic, Padric, Padrig, Padruig, Pat , Patric, Patrice, Patricia , Patrik , Patryk

Other boys names beginning with P


Overall UK ranking: 125 out of 4789

456 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (147)

Historical popularity of Patrick

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