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1.6m
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since 1880

Patricia

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671k Patrick (English)
35k Patrice (French)
< 1k Padraig (Irish)
< 1k Padriac (Irish)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1884 6 6 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 8 8 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 12 12 0
1889 17 17 0
1890 11 11 0
1891 12 12 0
1892 21 21 0
1893 28 28 0
1894 36 36 0
1895 35 35 0
1896 37 37 0
1897 49 49 0
1898 47 47 0
1899 56 56 0
1900 89 89 0
1901 68 68 0
1902 85 85 0
1903 79 79 0
1904 124 124 0
1905 121 121 0
1906 157 157 0
1907 177 177 0
1908 205 205 0
1909 233 233 0
1910 316 316 0
1911 325 325 0
1912 504 504 0
1913 588 588 0
1914 656 656 0
1915 895 895 0
1916 1,078 1,078 0
1917 1,447 1,441 6
1918 1,765 1,760 5
1919 2,152 2,144 8
1920 2,509 2,502 7
1921 3,392 3,382 10 #84 girl name
1922 3,910 3,902 8 #69 girl name
1923 4,800 4,800 0 #56 girl name
1924 6,976 6,958 18 #35 girl name
1925 8,118 8,095 23 #28 girl name
1926 8,619 8,590 29 #23 girl name
1927 10,591 10,553 38 #18 girl name
1928 12,364 12,332 32 #11 girl name
1929 13,669 13,626 43 #10 girl name
1930 15,801 15,749 52 #7 girl name
1931 16,514 16,468 46 #8 girl name
1932 18,036 17,991 45 #6 girl name
1933 18,701 18,625 76 #6 girl name
1934 20,915 20,847 68 #6 girl name
1935 22,962 22,876 86 #5 girl name
1936 24,012 23,912 100 #5 girl name
1937 26,936 26,837 99 #3 girl name
1938 27,662 27,555 107 #3 girl name
1939 29,814 29,704 110 #3 girl name
1940 32,801 32,661 140 #3 girl name
1941 37,055 36,901 154 #3 girl name
1942 39,613 39,454 159 #3 girl name
1943 39,766 39,620 146 #3 girl name
1944 36,987 36,872 115 #4 girl name
1945 35,939 35,840 99 #4 girl name
1946 46,406 46,295 111 #3 girl name
1947 51,394 51,274 120 #3 girl name
1948 46,230 46,135 95 #4 girl name
1949 46,440 46,337 103 #3 girl name
1950 48,036 47,952 84 #3 girl name
1951 56,561 56,433 128 #3 girl name
1952 53,195 53,090 105 #3 girl name
1953 51,133 51,007 126 #4 girl name
1954 49,234 49,133 101 #4 girl name
1955 46,301 46,210 91 #6 girl name
1956 43,435 43,332 103 #6 girl name
1957 39,367 39,277 90 #8 girl name
1958 38,038 37,932 106 #5 girl name
1959 35,308 35,221 87 #6 girl name
1960 32,177 32,107 70 #7 girl name
1961 28,943 28,867 76 #6 girl name
1962 26,619 26,538 81 #6 girl name
1963 25,435 25,363 72 #7 girl name
1964 26,171 26,087 84 #5 girl name
1965 23,614 23,551 63 #6 girl name
1966 20,197 20,115 82 #7 girl name
1967 17,810 17,746 64 #11 girl name
1968 15,875 15,806 69 #15 girl name
1969 15,022 14,957 65 #18 girl name
1970 13,475 13,404 71 #24 girl name
1971 11,517 11,466 51 #26 girl name
1972 9,650 9,602 48 #27 girl name
1973 8,529 8,477 52 #27 girl name
1974 8,088 8,040 48 #29 girl name
1975 7,085 7,056 29 #36 girl name
1976 6,052 6,017 35 #43 girl name
1977 5,939 5,907 32 #46 girl name
1978 5,532 5,498 34 #48 girl name
1979 5,689 5,651 38 #44 girl name
1980 5,348 5,309 39 #51 girl name
1981 5,312 5,285 27 #53 girl name
1982 5,211 5,167 44 #59 girl name
1983 4,953 4,922 31 #60 girl name
1984 4,507 4,475 32 #66 girl name
1985 4,432 4,398 34 #64 girl name
1986 4,285 4,246 39 #66 girl name
1987 3,951 3,913 38 #76 girl name
1988 3,841 3,798 43 #77 girl name
1989 3,653 3,606 47 #89 girl name
1990 3,617 3,578 39 #97 girl name
1991 3,436 3,418 18
1992 2,962 2,951 11
1993 2,678 2,660 18
1994 2,374 2,363 11
1995 2,168 2,160 8
1996 1,978 1,970 8
1997 1,787 1,781 6
1998 1,710 1,704 6
1999 1,537 1,532 5
2000 1,397 1,392 5
2001 1,223 1,223 0
2002 1,113 1,113 0
2003 1,016 1,011 5
2004 997 997 0
2005 877 877 0
2006 780 775 5
2007 725 725 0
2008 629 629 0
2009 564 564 0
2010 479 479 0
2011 427 427 0
2012 394 394 0
2013 419 419 0
2014 377 377 0
2015 346 346 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Patricia baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,575,916 babies born with the name Patricia in the United States. That's more than enough Patricias to occupy the country of Gabon with an estimated population of 1,564,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Patricia" was in 1951 with a total of 56,433 babies. (That's a lot of baby Patricias)

According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Patricia" ranks #32 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 184 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of 15,801 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 "Patricia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Patricia as well as things modernly associated with the name Patricia such as celebrities named Patricia.

Origin and Meaning of Patricia

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

Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Patricia was born in 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Patricia Heaton

Patricia Heaton is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Patricia was born in 1958 in Bay Village, Ohio, U.S.

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Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1945 to 2009. Patricia was born in 1926 as Patsy Louise Neal in Packard, Kentucky, U.S.

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Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle is a singer-songwriter and actress specializing in R&B, soul, pop, and soft rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Patti was born in 1944 as Patricia Louise Holte.

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Patti Smith

Patti Smith is a singer-songwriter, poet, and artist specializing in rock, protopunk, punk rock, and art punk music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1971 to present. Patti was born in 1946 as Patricia Lee Smith in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Trish Stratus

Trish Stratus is a professional wrestler. Trish was born in 1975 as Patricia Anne Stratigeas in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.

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Patricia Velasquez

Patricia Velasquez is an actress and fashion model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Patricia was born in 1971 as Patricia Carola Velasquez Semprun in Zulia, Venezuela.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Patricia

Patricia Altschul
Patricia Polacco
Patricia Southall
Patricia Briggs
Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Cornwell
Patricia Driscoll

Alternative Meanings

P is for popular, that you are!

A is for activities, for you have many.

T is for tender, loving nature.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Patricia born Feb 5, 1954

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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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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