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Patrick (given name)

Gender Male
Word/name Latin
Meaning Nobleman, patrician
Region of origin Worldwide
Other names
Related names Pádraic, Pádraig, Patricia, Paraic Patric, Pat, Paddy, Patty

Patrick in its earliest form, can be found as the name derived from the Latin name Patricius (patrician, i.e. "nobleman"). Owing to the importance of Saint Patrick in Irish history, it is an especially popular name in Ireland. Other versions of Patrick include Patric, Patrik, Padraic, Pádraig, Pat, Rick, Ricky, Patricia and the diminutive Paddy.

People named Patrick

Actors and Entertainers





Religious figures



In fiction

Translations in other languages

  • Arabic: بَاتْرِيك (Baatriik), and also similar in meaning نبيل (Nabil)
  • Basque: Patirki
  • Belarusian: Патрык (Patryk)
  • Bengali: প্যাট্রিক (Pyāṭrik)
  • Breton: Padrig
  • Bulgarian: Патрик (Patrik)
  • Catalan: Patrici, Patricio
  • Chinese Simplified: 帕特里克 (Pàtèlǐkè)
  • Chinese Traditional: 帕特里克 (Pàtèlǐkè)
  • Croatian: Patrik
  • Czech: Patrik
  • Dutch: Patrick, Patricius, Patric
  • English: Patrick
  • Estonian: Patrik
  • Faroese: Pátrikur
  • Finnish: Patrik
  • French: Patrice, Patrick, Padrig
  • German: Patrick, Patrik, Patric
  • Greek: Πατρίκιος (Patrikios)
  • Gujarati: પેટ્રિક (Pēṭrik)
  • Hebrew: פַּטְרִיק (Patriq), or פַּרְתֵם (Partem, lit. "nobleman")
  • Hindi: पैट्रिक (Paiṭrik)
  • Hungarian: Patrik
  • Icelandic: Patrekur
  • Irish: Pádraic, Pádraig, Páraic
  • Italian: Patrizio
  • Japanese: パトリック (Patorikku)
  • Kannada: ಪ್ಯಾಟ್ರಿಕ್ (Pyāṭrik)
  • Korean: 패트릭 (Paeteulig)
  • Classical and Late Latin: Patricius
  • Latvian: Patriks
  • Lithuanian: Patrikas
  • Macedonian: Патрик (Patrik)
  • Maltese: Patrizju
  • Manx: Pherick
  • Marathi: पॅट्रिक (Pĕṭrik)
  • Mongolian: Патрик (Patrik)
  • Norwegian: Patrik, Patrick, Patryk
  • Persian: پاتریک
  • Polish: Patryk
  • Portuguese: Patrício, Patrick
  • Punjabi: ਪੈਟ੍ਰਿਕ (Paiṭrik)
  • Romanian: Patriciu
  • Russian: Патрик (Patrik)
  • Scottish Gaelic: Pàdraig
  • Serbian: Патрик (Patrik)
  • Slovak: Patrik
  • Slovene: Patrik
  • Spanish: Patricio
  • Swedish: Patrik
  • Tagalog: Patricio
  • Tamil: பேட்ரிக் (Pēṭrik)
  • Telugu: పాట్రిక్ (Pāṭrik)
  • Thai: แพทริค (Phæthrikh)
  • Vietnamese: Patriciô
  • Ukrainian: Патрік (Patrik)
  • Urdu: پیٹرک
  • Welsh: Padrig
  • Yiddish: פּאַטריק (Ṗʼatryq)

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