Patricia

Patricia - A very unique female name



  May 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Patricia, meaning noble, patrician, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #213. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Patricia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Patricia? 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 Patricia. The baby girl name Patricia was given to 348 baby girls in 2012, ranking #712 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,061 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Patricia peaked in popularity 80 years ago in 1937 on position 3.



Famous with this name

Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Arquette
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Patricia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Patricia is currently topping the baby name charts in West Virginia at position #350 - and is the least popular in Colorado at position #994.

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 Patricia is where you live.


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Patricia origin and meaning

Patricia is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means noble, patrician. To see famous people named Patricia, pop culture references for the name Patricia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Patricia

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

Patrice / Patrica / Patrick / Patrisia / Patrici / Patrizia / Patrycja / Patrisha / Patriciaann / Patrycia /

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
2012712
2011663
2010612
2009539
2008509
2007444
2006414
2005360
2004321
2003305
2002280
2001260
2000225
1999200
1998180
1997170
1996159
1995151
1994136
1993125
1992111
1991101
199096
198990
198878
198776
198666
198564
198466
198360
198259
198153
198051
197944
197848
197747
197643
197536
197429
197327
197227
197126
197024
196918
196815
196711
19667
19656
19645
19637
19626
19616
19607
19596
19585
19578
19566
19556
19544
19534
19523
19513
19503
19493
19484
19473
19463
19454
19444
19433
19423
19413
19403
19393
19383
19373
19365
19355
19346
19336
19326
19318
19307
192910
192811
192718
192623
192528
192435
192356
192269
192184
1920104
1919114
1918132
1917147
1916174
1915185
1914200
1913189
1912189
1911218
1910213

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia350
Arizona432
Alabama491
California556
Louisiana580
Illinois618
Oklahoma669
New Jersey670
Oregon701
Pennsylvania716
Kentucky723
New York725
Washington749
Texas763
Ohio768
South Carolina774
Massachusetts785
Florida790
Maryland827
Michigan851
Indiana861
Virginia869
Tennessee894
Missouri902
North Carolina938
Georgia942
Colorado994

Even more about Patricia


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 Patricia 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 Patricia?

4 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
1937
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Patricia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,061
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +348

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