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1.6m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Patricia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Noble
  • #15 All Time
Girls
Boys
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668k Patrick (English)
35k Patrice (French)
< 1k Padraig (Irish)
< 1k Padriac (Irish)

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



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Want to know about the populiarty of Patricia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,575,529 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 first appeared 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 56,422 babies. (That's a lot of baby Patricias)

According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Patricia" ranks #4 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 131 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of 29,813 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Patricia" mean?

Patricia (English): Noble

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

P is for polite, naturally!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

T is for treat, that you always are.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

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 amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aicirtap". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raacitip". 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.

Where is the name Patricia popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Patricia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Patricia

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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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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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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Past life for Patricia born Oct 30, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 1825. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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