Pat

Pat - A very unique male name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Pat, meaning noble, patrician, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #480. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Pat and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Pat? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Pat. The baby boy name Pat was given to 6 baby boys in 1992, ranking #2960 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 307,654 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Pat peaked in popularity 85 years ago in 1934 on position 238.



Famous with this name

Pat O?Brien
Pat Heywood
Pat Morita


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Pat is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Pat is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,415 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,415.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Pat is where you live.


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Pat origin and meaning

Pat is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means noble, patrician. To see famous people named Pat, pop culture references for the name Pat and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Pat

We've found the following names that sound similar to Pat, sorted by popularity.

Pete / Patty / Phat /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19922960
19892873
19842513
19832500
19822492
19812435
19802095
19781657
19771639
19761442
19751241
19741306
1973920
1972999
1971793
1970580
1969528
1968462
1967405
1966375
1965330
1964281
1963283
1962265
1961257
1960253
1959258
1958266
1957303
1956361
1955407
1954406
1953424
1952392
1951388
1950343
1949307
1948271
1947245
1946245
1945274
1944265
1943265
1942245
1941239
1940256
1939252
1938264
1937240
1936259
1935251
1934238
1933269
1932254
1931275
1930297
1929294
1928297
1927336
1926339
1925346
1924402
1923398
1922402
1921420
1920433
1919439
1918413
1917431
1916428
1915433
1914466
1913511
1912471
1911690
1910480

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1415

Even more about Pat


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Pat a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Pat?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1934
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Pat
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 307,654
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
1992 births +6

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