Patrick

Gender:boy

Meaning:Noble

Origin:Gaelic

Pronunciation:PAT rik

Variations:Patrik, Patryck

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Patrick is a wonderfully classic name that will never go out of style. It is distinctly Gaelic sounding and would be perfect for any Irish baby boy.

Detailed Meaning

Although the name Patrick derives from the Latin ‘patricius,’ a title given to distinguish a nobleman, it is considered a Gaelic name. Patrick is the name of the patron saint of Ireland.

Famous People With This Name

Patrick Swayze was an American actor best known for his role in “Dirty Dancing.” Patrick Stewart is British actor know for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” Patrick “Pat” Sajak is an American television personality and host of the game show “Wheel of Fortune.”

Possible Nicknames

There are many nickname possibilities for Patrick – Pat, Paddy, Rick, Ricky, or even Trick, if you want an more unusual nickname option.

Related Names

Patrick can also be spelt Patrik or Patryck.

Stories Featuring This Name

Patrick Star is a character on the children’s television show, “Spongebob Squarepants.” Patrick Jane is the main character of the television show, “The Mentalist.” Patrick Bateman is a character from “American Psycho,” which is both a book and a film.

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