Pat

Pat - A very unique female name



  Jan 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Pat, meaning noble, patrician, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1227. 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 girl name Pat was given to 5 baby girls in 1975, ranking #3082 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 256,978 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Pat peaked in popularity 77 years ago in 1940 on position 134.



Famous with this name

Pat Hingle
Pat Fry
Pat Stevens


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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 California at position #2,115 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,115.

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.

Patty / Patti / Pattie / Patt / Pita / Piedad / Pota / Pattye / Pati /

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
19753082
19742403
19732558
19722862
19711961
19702929
19692470
19681472
19671265
19661079
1965836
1964606
1963570
1962440
1961391
1960344
1959282
1958274
1957321
1956437
1955491
1954525
1953563
1952501
1951465
1950387
1949297
1948207
1947165
1946147
1945153
1944154
1943145
1942142
1941134
1940134
1939143
1938149
1937146
1936152
1935151
1934162
1933160
1932176
1931197
1930226
1929263
1928310
1927346
1926379
1925525
1924654
1923852
1922889
1921933
1920920
19191156
19181037
19171312
19161182
19151756
19141022
19121227

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2115

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 female 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
1940
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Pat
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 256,978
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
1975 births +5

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