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Pat

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63k Patty (English)
< 1k Paddy (Irish)

How popular is the baby name Pat in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 12 0 12
1881 20 0 20
1882 28 0 28
1883 20 0 20
1884 26 0 26
1885 23 0 23
1886 23 0 23
1887 19 0 19
1888 30 0 30
1889 19 0 19
1890 29 0 29
1891 16 0 16
1892 24 0 24
1893 27 0 27
1894 28 0 28
1895 36 0 36
1896 27 0 27
1897 37 5 32
1898 27 7 20
1899 27 0 27
1900 50 0 50
1901 32 0 32
1902 42 7 35
1903 41 8 33
1904 41 6 35
1905 41 6 35
1906 42 7 35
1907 44 11 33
1908 49 13 36
1909 57 15 42
1910 77 19 58
1911 70 21 49
1912 106 31 75
1913 120 30 90
1914 173 45 128
1915 212 46 166
1916 240 63 177
1917 237 52 185
1918 285 70 215
1919 257 77 180
1920 282 78 204
1921 298 75 223
1922 325 96 229
1923 339 112 227
1924 399 158 241
1925 492 198 294
1926 634 337 297
1927 694 407 287
1928 819 458 361
1929 961 597 364
1930 1,106 734 372
1931 1,333 926 407
1932 1,511 1,061 450
1933 1,525 1,147 378
1934 1,677 1,204 473
1935 1,783 1,326 457
1936 1,764 1,343 421
1937 2,012 1,529 483
1938 1,953 1,533 420
1939 2,105 1,659 446
1940 2,345 1,863 482
1941 2,430 1,900 530
1942 2,358 1,825 533
1943 2,359 1,840 519
1944 2,087 1,592 495
1945 2,012 1,520 492
1946 2,496 1,872 624
1947 2,541 1,823 718
1948 1,845 1,248 597
1949 1,163 667 496
1950 825 441 384
1951 641 326 315
1952 629 300 329
1953 554 249 305
1954 601 291 310
1955 688 358 330
1956 855 434 421
1957 1,443 813 630
1958 1,894 1,043 851
1959 1,950 1,002 948
1960 1,756 756 1,000
1961 1,539 610 929
1962 1,314 484 830
1963 1,048 311 737
1964 1,021 273 748
1965 682 163 519
1966 517 106 411
1967 432 78 354
1968 353 63 290
1969 268 41 227
1970 227 35 192
1971 185 46 139
1972 121 27 94
1973 117 30 87
1974 81 28 53
1975 78 17 61
1976 65 15 50
1977 57 16 41
1978 54 15 39
1979 45 13 32
1980 36 10 26
1981 32 0 32
1982 36 10 26
1983 36 12 24
1984 28 7 21
1985 27 6 21
1986 29 10 19
1987 26 6 20
1988 21 0 21
1989 24 6 18
1990 20 0 20
1991 31 6 25
1992 21 0 21
1993 8 0 8
1994 9 0 9
1995 14 0 14
1997 6 0 6
1998 7 0 7
2000 6 0 6
2002 5 0 5
2003 5 0 5
2005 6 0 6
2006 11 0 11
2013 5 0 5
2014 5 0 5

Want to know about the popularity of the Pat baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 66,856 babies born with the name Pat in the United States. That's more than enough Pats to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Pat" was in 1941 with a total of 1,900 babies. (That's a lot of baby Pats)

According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Pat" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 15 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1946. Across the entire United States a total of 2,496 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Pat" mean? The list below shows the origins of Pat as well as things modernly associated with the name Pat such as celebrities named Pat.

Origin and Meaning of Pat

The name "Pat" is of English origin, and it means "Noble". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar is a singer, songwriter, and musician specializing in rock, hard rock, and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1972 to present. Pat was born in 1953 as Patricia Mae Andrzejewski.

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Pat Riley

Pat Riley is a nba biography. Pat was born in 1945 in Rome, New York.

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Pat Smear

Pat Smear is a musician and songwriter specializing in alternative rock, punk rock, hardcore punk, and deathrock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1977 to present. Pat was born in 1959 as Georg Albert Ruthenberg in Los Angeles, California.

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Pat Morita

Pat Morita is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1964 to 2005. Pat was born in 1932 as Noriyuki Morita in Isleton, California, U.S.

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Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny is a musician, songwriter, and composer specializing in jazz, post-bop, latin jazz, and jazz fusion music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1974 to present. Pat was born in 1954 as Patrick Bruce Metheny in Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States.

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Pat Cash

Pat Cash is a tennis biography. Pat was born in 1965 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Pat

Pat Boone
Pat Buchanan
Pat Devlin
Pat Robertson
Pat Connaughton
Pat Sajak
Pat Toomey

Alternative Meanings

P is for pastimes, for you have many.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

Your name in reverse order is "Tap". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tpa". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Pat born Jan 2, 1959

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 975. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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