Patience

Patience - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Patience appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1849. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Patience and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Patience? 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 Patience. The baby girl name Patience was given to 267 baby girls in 2012, ranking #841 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,293 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Patience peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2006 on position 565.



Famous with this name

Patience Collier
Patience Dabany
Patience Cleveland


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Patience is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Patience is currently topping the baby name charts in Arkansas at position #315 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,733.

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 Patience is where you live.


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Patience origin and meaning

Patience is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Patience, pop culture references for the name Patience and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Patience

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


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
2012841
2011826
2010810
2009759
2008766
2007648
2006565
2005590
2004854
2003900
2002843
2001944
2000918
1999955
1998911
1997906
1996806
19951018
1994935
19931080
19921092
19911159
19901043
19891572
19884112
19871815
19861903
19853735
19842049
19831834
19822423
19812066
19801465
19791833
19781450
19771328
19761628
19751264
19741706
19731379
19711813
19702316
19652518
19612254
19602213
19582117
19571645
19552265
19411572
19311782
19171849

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arkansas315
Kentucky329
Iowa443
Oregon461
Nevada537
South Carolina570
Missouri574
Georgia578
Alabama591
Ohio634
Indiana644
Pennsylvania715
Maryland740
Michigan772
Oklahoma794
Tennessee797
Arizona858
Texas867
North Carolina869
Minnesota876
Louisiana877
Florida1101
Virginia1116
New York1188
Illinois1413
California1733

Even more about Patience


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 Patience 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 Patience?

2 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
2006
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Patience
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,293
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1917
2012 births +267

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