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Boy Name: Pat

Name: Pat
Pronunciation: \pat\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Pat's also a girl name)
Meaning: patrician, noble
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Bat, Patty, Piet, Pete, Pitt
Similar Names: Mat, Nat, Pats, Pal, Paz, Par, Wat
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 457
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 50087


Pat \pat\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Pat), is a variant of Patrick (Latin), and the meaning of Pat is "patrician, noble".

The baby name Pat sounds like Bat, Patty, Piet, Pete and Pitt. Other similar baby names are Mat, Nat, Pats, Pal, Paz, Par and Wat.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Pat.


Pat is a very popular first name for men (#457 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#50087 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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