Patrick

Patrick - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Patrick, meaning noble, patrician, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #132. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Patrick and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Patrick? 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 Patrick. The baby boy name Patrick was given to 2,773 baby boys in 2012, ranking #142 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 592 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Patrick peaked in popularity 55 years ago in 1964 on position 30.



Famous with this name

Patrick Stewart
Patrick Warburton
Robert Patrick


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Patrick is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Patrick is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #53 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #338.

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 Patrick is where you live.


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Patrick origin and meaning

Patrick is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means noble, patrician. To see famous people named Patrick, pop culture references for the name Patrick and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Patrick

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

Patricio / Patricia / Patric / Patryk / Peterson / Patrice / Padraig / Padraic / Petros / Patrik /

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
2012142
2011143
2010129
2009129
2008127
2007116
2006110
2005108
2004100
200391
200279
200172
200067
199963
199857
199750
199644
199543
199442
199344
199239
199135
199036
198938
198842
198741
198639
198537
198436
198337
198237
198138
198038
197939
197842
197740
197641
197539
197438
197337
197235
197135
197033
196931
196830
196730
196631
196531
196430
196335
196240
196139
196045
195943
195842
195741
195640
195541
195438
195339
195237
195139
195038
194939
194848
194753
194659
194563
194464
194369
194264
194170
194074
193979
193888
193795
193699
1935112
1934109
1933110
1932114
1931111
1930118
1929121
1928130
1927139
1926140
1925143
1924147
1923148
1922149
1921151
1920159
1919168
1918161
1917155
1916151
1915165
1914149
1913151
1912145
1911144
1910132

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts53
Delaware76
New Jersey77
Connecticut83
District of Columbia89
Pennsylvania92
Virginia96
Illinois96
New York102
South Carolina103
Maryland104
Rhode Island104
New Hampshire107
Montana122
Louisiana123
Maine126
Colorado126
Michigan128
Alaska130
Florida132
Alabama136
Mississippi145
Missouri146
Kentucky148
Ohio150
Georgia151
Tennessee155
Wisconsin156
North Carolina167
Indiana168
New Mexico170
Kansas171
Iowa175
Arizona176
West Virginia184
Minnesota185
Nevada195
California196
Nebraska204
South Dakota205
Arkansas208
Texas217
North Dakota219
Washington220
Oregon230
Oklahoma236
Utah338

Even more about Patrick


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 Patrick 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 Patrick?

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
1964
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Patrick
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 592
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,773

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