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Patty

First Name
63k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Patty

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pat"ty
A little pie.

Etymology: F. pâté. See Pasty

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Round flat candy
  2. Small pie or pasty
  3. Small flat mass of chopped food
Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given name Patricia.

Notable Persons Named Patty

Patty Hearst is an author and actress. Patty was given the name Patricia Campbell Hearst by her parent Randolph Apperson Hearst on February 20th, 1954 in San Francisco, California, U.S. Patty is also known as Patty Hearst, Patricia Hearst Shaw, and Tania.

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Patty Duke is a President of the Screen Actors Guild and President of theScreen Actors Guild. Patty was born on December 14th, 1946 in Elmhurst, Queens, New York, United States.

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Patty Smyth is a rock music, pop rock, and new wave music singer–songwriter and songwriter. She plays Piano, Guitar, and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1981 to present. Patty was given the name Patricia Smyth on June 26th, 1957.

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Patty Jenkins is a film director and screenwriter. She has been prominent since 2001. Patty was given the name Patricia Lea Jenkins on July 23rd, 1971 in George Air Force Base.

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Patty Murray is a Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, Chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, Secretary of the Senate Democratic Conference, Chairman of theSenate Budget Committee, Chairman of theSenate Veterans' Affairs Committee, and United States Senate. Patty was born on October 11th, 1950 in Bothell, Washington.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Patty

Sandi Patty is a contemporary christian, inspirational, and contemporary christian music musician. She was most active from 1978 to present. Sandi was given the name Sandra Faye Patty on July 12th, 1956. Sandi is also known as Sandi Patti and Sandi Patty Peslis.

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Patty is a fictional character.

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Budge Patty is a tennis player. Budge was born on February 11th, 1924 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 9 0
1883 6 6 0
1888 7 7 0
1889 5 5 0
1893 9 9 0
1894 6 6 0
1895 5 5 0
1896 6 6 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 9 9 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 7 7 0
1905 13 13 0
1906 8 8 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 9 9 0
1909 9 9 0
1910 13 13 0
1911 14 14 0
1912 24 24 0
1913 21 21 0
1914 33 27 6
1915 42 42 0
1916 50 43 7
1917 54 49 5
1918 49 49 0
1919 57 57 0
1920 91 86 5
1921 82 77 5
1922 111 106 5
1923 146 139 7
1924 181 181 0
1925 270 270 0
1926 329 324 5
1927 442 437 5
1928 518 512 6
1929 639 632 7
1930 780 769 11
1931 836 827 9
1932 847 840 7
1933 893 893 0
1934 1,077 1,072 5
1935 916 916 0
1936 992 986 6
1937 1,121 1,113 8
1938 1,168 1,157 11
1939 1,061 1,052 9
1940 1,100 1,100 0
1941 1,145 1,138 7
1942 1,175 1,164 11
1943 1,199 1,186 13
1944 988 981 7
1945 1,067 1,058 9
1946 1,296 1,289 7
1947 1,319 1,319 0
1948 1,142 1,137 5
1949 1,044 1,044 0
1950 903 903 0
1951 922 922 0
1952 1,044 1,044 0
1953 1,140 1,140 0
1954 1,250 1,250 0
1955 1,335 1,330 5
1956 1,453 1,446 7
1957 2,177 2,172 5
1958 2,783 2,783 0
1959 3,128 3,118 10
1960 2,935 2,935 0
1961 2,656 2,648 8
1962 2,334 2,334 0
1963 2,193 2,193 0
1964 2,353 2,347 6
1965 1,669 1,664 5
1966 1,112 1,112 0
1967 896 888 8
1968 719 719 0
1969 679 679 0
1970 594 594 0
1971 514 514 0
1972 413 408 5
1973 341 341 0
1974 311 311 0
1975 250 250 0
1976 193 193 0
1977 172 172 0
1978 145 145 0
1979 129 129 0
1980 111 111 0
1981 126 126 0
1982 127 127 0
1983 110 110 0
1984 82 82 0
1985 73 73 0
1986 67 67 0
1987 66 66 0
1988 83 83 0
1989 49 49 0
1990 57 57 0
1991 52 52 0
1992 45 45 0
1993 47 47 0
1994 29 29 0
1995 28 28 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 27 27 0
1998 20 20 0
1999 20 20 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 27 27 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 10 10 0
2007 18 18 0
2008 13 13 0
2009 12 12 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 6 6 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 7 7 0
2016 7 7 0

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Popularity of Patty as a first name

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Popularity of Patty as a last name

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Common last names for Patty

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  • Williams
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  • Thompson
  • Wilson
  • Young
  • Wright

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Patty U.S.
  White 85.18% 64.26%
  African American 7.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Patty

People with the last name Patty are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Patty

  • How Popular is the name Patty? Patty is the 860th most popular name of all time. As a last name Patty was the 9,794th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Patty have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 62,672 babies born with the first name Patty in the United States. That's more than enough people named Patty to occupy the territory of Guernsey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 62,431 (as of March 31, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Patty? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Patty first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Patty is Friday, November 15th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Patty born? The highest recorded use of the first name Patty was in 1959 with a total of 3,118 babies. That's a lot of babies named Patty!
  • Random Patty Factoid: According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Patty ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 126 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1942.
  • Weird things about the name Patty: Your name in reverse order is Yttap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttpya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Patty? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,306 people with the last name Patty.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Patty? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Patty as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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