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Patricia

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Meaning and origin
Patricia is a Latin girl name. The meaning of the name is `noble one `.


Where is it used?
The name Patricia is mainly used in English, Spanish, Portuguese and in Ancient Roman.

It is an abbreviated form of
Patrick, used in Irish, English, French and in German.


If it's too long people might use
In English: Tricia
In English: Pat
In English: Trisha


See also
In Spanish and in Portuguese: Patricio
In Polish: Patryk
In Polish: Patrycja
In Italian: Patrizia
In Italian: Patrizio
In Irish and in English: Patsy (B)
In French: Patrice
In English: Tresha
In English: Trish
In English: Trecia
In Czech: Patrik


What Patricia`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    The best thing abt d name is this:i find myself acting like a noble woman nd it feels great.i just love d name
    The worst thing about the name:
    The worst thing abt it,is when people ar unable to get d correct prounceciation
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Then it would hv been WEALTH
    Extra information:
    Well my name sounds great.i love it!
  2. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    it's so beautiful and unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Elizabeth
    Extra information:
    None
  3. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    its pronunciation is great and i can get very short names from it
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    no other name
    Extra information:
    i just love ma name
  4. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    its pronunciation is great and i can get very short names from it
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    no other name
    Extra information:
    i just love ma name
  5. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    it is just beautiful -
    The worst thing about the name:
    most people end up calling you Pat..but that is ok
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    oh dear...I love Miriam or Catherine and a few others.
    Extra information:
    as of late, some of the people I know call me Patricia...I am amused by them that they do that..but loveit. just not used to it. but I do like it..i mean..that..is my name! ha! just not used to it I guess, but that is ok. you can call me anything..just don't call me late for dinner! ha again. God bless!
  6. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    All the possible nicknames for it
    The worst thing about the name:
    mispronunciations/spellings
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:

    Extra information:
    if you are a Patricia, love your name. it is unique and beautiful
  7. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    its unique...i never think people are talking to someone else cause im the only Patricia
    The worst thing about the name:
    its hard for some people to pronouce. the nickname patty
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    it would be June
    Extra information:
    lets bring this name back. its so beautiful and i wish more people had this name
  8. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It is beautiful when it is pronounced correctly
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called PAT . I hate it and my family do not know this name beacause I am Trish or Tricia
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    I would be Eve
    Extra information:
    Liza
  9. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Its so unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    getting nuts nicknames
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Girly
    Extra information:
    Patricia girls are most beautiful and unique on their own way
  10. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    being called tRicIa
    The worst thing about the name:
    the worst thing is some people could'nt pronounce it well if u are fat they are saying hey FAT..thats the worst thing
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    it would be MONICA
    Extra information:
    having a name patricia is so great!
  11. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    been called Trisha
    The worst thing about the name:
    Not popular
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    i wont have loved it
    Extra information:
    i love my name
  12. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    its my name
    The worst thing about the name:
    i dont know anybody with my name except for actresses i don't like on tv
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    i would want to be catherine with a c because she is the greek goddess of magic
    Extra information:
  13. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It's long and strong!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Getting called Pat
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Adriana
    Extra information:
    It's a long name for a little girl but that little girl will one day grow up to be a women:)
  14. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It's very elegant very lady like and posh. and I love that it's not common!
    The worst thing about the name:
    that when you get older people nick name you pat!
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    I love they name I've got but if I had to choose another name, i'd be named after my nanny and be called Shirley! my middle name is Shirley! xx
    Extra information:
    My boyfriend loves the name patricia and patsy xxxx
  15. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    it's a pretty name, but I hate it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's too long, I hate Patty but I hate it even more when people spell it Patti.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Lacey Jane or Steve if I was a boy.
    Extra information:
    I truthfully would rather many many other names than this one, you girls are crazy.
  16. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    All the nicknames!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Can't find a suitable middle name.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    It would be Laneice
    Extra information:
    Nope!
  17. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    patricia mean noble and it is beautiful
    The worst thing about the name:
    when they cal me pat
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    mabe i would'nt be the kind of person i am
    Extra information:
    my father gave me that name.
  18. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Trisha or Trish
    The worst thing about the name:
    People call me Patty, Patsy or Pat and people can't spell it right.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Probably I wouldnt be born since my mom gave me this great name..Wouldn't change it at all..
    Extra information:
    we rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)and My Mother Named me Patricia but i never heard her call me Patricia she always called me Pat i wonder why i guess I'll never know why she passed away 3 years ago oh, by the way i love my middle name too Ruth it means vision of beauty. companion, friend. i got the whole package. I'm blessed.Thanx garndmalol
  19. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Because the name is powerful
    The worst thing about the name:
    People don't love it when it's being abbreviated
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    If my name wasn't patricia I wouldn't be named another name
    Extra information:
    Nothing
  20. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Being nicknamed Trisha or Trish
    The worst thing about the name:
    People call me Patty, Patsy or Pat and people can't spell it right.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    I wouldn't be the person I am today
    Extra information:
    I hate the name translated into Irish...
  21. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    The Sound of it being spoken
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always want to call you Pat or patty
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    I think i would be sad
    Extra information:
    My Mother Named me Patricia but i never heard her call me Patricia she always called me Pat i wonder why i guess I'll never know why she passed away 3 years ago oh, by the way i love my middle name too Ruth it means vision of beauty. companion, friend. i got the whole package. I'm blessed. Thanx Mom. lol
  22. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    it speaks about my character, such as courage, generosity, or honor: a noble spirit. love it
    The worst thing about the name:
    sometimes being called pat
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:

    Extra information:
  23. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Sounds elegant
    The worst thing about the name:
    dont like how it sounds in english and hate the nickname trishia or patsy
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Elizabeth
    Extra information:
  24. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    I was blessed to be named after my grandmother
    The worst thing about the name:
    Growing up...I got the nick name 'Patsy'..do not and never will like 'Patsy'
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    If my name wasn't Patricia...I would like it to be 'Lucreia'
    Extra information:
    I love my name...some names are very weak or child-like...especially when the person ages. Patricia is bold and honorable...I am blessed :-)
  25. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It sounds pretty, elegant and has a good meaning
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Pat, Patsy or Patty
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Giselle, Claire May
    Extra information:
    Nahh
  26. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Not much have the name as common as others.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Wrong pronounciations.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    It would be Deja
    Extra information:
    IM SEXY AND I KNOW IT.
  27. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    she will have a good life
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    nothing
    Extra information:
    no
  28. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    it mean your a beautiful and wise girl.
    The worst thing about the name:
    some people pronounce it wrong.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    it would be Karla
    Extra information:
    WE ARE AWESOME!!!!!!! GO GIRLS!!!
  29. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    am pretty en i like it
    The worst thing about the name:
    it's getting common these days
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    amanda could work ma mama calls me that some times
    Extra information:
  30. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It works for almost all nationalities, so I feel very comfortable when I meet people from over the world
    The worst thing about the name:
    Well, as for me in every classroom, school, institute, even in facebook there are always at least 2 or 3 more Patricias, so when people call us we all turn our heads at the same time :)
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    I can't imagine that posibility
    Extra information:
    thanks my parents for their good choice
  31. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It's elegant, oldfashioned, uncommon, and men think it sounds pretty.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Pat. I'm pretty sure I can deal with all the other variations but DON'T PAT ME!
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    It would be my brother's name, John.
    Extra information:
    Most people with my name are at least middleaged and work at the pathologists :S
  32. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    it has a lot of good abreviations
    The worst thing about the name:
    too common
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    i cant imagine not being patricia
    Extra information:
  33. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Men like it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    There isn't anything
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    It would probably be Charlie.
    Extra information:
    Patricia meaning noble... that says it all, Only the chosen few could be that noble
  34. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    its a name suitable for many countries - yet is not extremely popular.
    The worst thing about the name:
    the meaning, it doesnt really have one. Also it its a name of the end of the 19 century meaning its kind of oldfashion. Like, I was named after my great grandmother
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Tatiana sounds like a Patricia for my parents (Paty, Taty), it was gonna be my name if it wasn't Patricia
    Extra information:
  35. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Uncommon so you rarely make the mistake that someone is calling you when they really are calling someone else, but still common enough to not be a strange name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Pat, people not being able to pronounce your name, or people saying Patricia has too many syllables in it and don't want to say your full name.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Alyson
    Extra information:
    It might sound old-fashioned when you're young, but as you grow older, Patricia becomes a great name to have because you seem sophisticated and mature just from your name!
  36. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    the best thing about patricia is that it is the coolest name in the whole entier world
    The worst thing about the name:
    the worst thing is that people spell my name wrong
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    i would die if my name wasnt patricia
    Extra information:
    i hate when people call me trish!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  37. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It is a cute and delicious like a cupcake. Always people would sing to me the song of patty cake..:D
    The worst thing about the name:
    i dont think their is nothing wrong..I love my name..
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Probably I wouldnt be born since my mom gave me this great name..Wouldn't change it at all..
    Extra information:
    Love my name no matter if someone doesnt like it..
  38. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It is loved by many.It means noble.It is cute.And its my name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    They call me pat,paty and duh . . . . . . .patring!!!
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    maybe i'll be named precious cause my sisters name was princess.
    Extra information:
    patricia ann is wonderful!!!!
  39. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    it is a name for a girl w/ a very girl attitude
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing..............
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    i don't know???????????????/
    Extra information:
    we rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)
  40. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    Patricia is the best look at the spelling, the spelling is adorable. it is really a beautiful name.lot of people likes this name
    The worst thing about the name:
    they are calling it fart2x fat2x and it is irritating Patricia's. well their name is not delightful.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    i would be dead. or my name would be Jessie
    Extra information:
    Patricia is better than others so why would you pick another names.
  41. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    they get to call you tricia
    The worst thing about the name:
    in spanish they call you patty
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    it would be bad
    Extra information:
    nah
  42. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    its a strong name and will never sound dated unlike names you hear on soaps.
    The worst thing about the name:
    people who dont know you calling you Pat but once you say you dont go by the name Pat they rarely refer to you as Pat again.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    Thankfully it is, my mam liked the name Majella!!!
    Extra information:
  43. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    I'm named after my grandad.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Old-fashioned and horrible nicknames
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    If I was a boy I'd be Pádraic. Thank God I'm not a boy!!!
    Extra information:
    The name Patricia sucks.
  44. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    its my name
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called patsy n other short forms its so irritating
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    i wouldnt want to change my name for the world i love my name
    Extra information:
    nopes
  45. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It's not that common but it's common enough that people know how to spell it. It also means noble.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Patsy. Or my friends saying my name is old-fashioned. And I hate saying my name out loud cos I find it hard to pronounce lol
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    I'd be called something normal that's easy to say ... like Sarah.
    Extra information:
    If you call your child Patricia they probably won't thank you.
  46. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    lo mejor es que representa a una mujer fuerte y que sabemos ser independiente ademas de que tenemos un lado sensible y noble para siempre darle la mano al necesitado
    The worst thing about the name:
    que te llamen patty hipocrimante cuando te necesitan o te quieren molestar
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    no cambiaria mi nombre porque cuando la gente escucha mi nombre piensan en una mujer fuerte e independiente
    Extra information:
    hay q sentirse orgullosa del nombre patricia por representa nobleza y ademas de ser noble podemos ser fuertes e independientes
  47. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It's a classic name, no pronunciate errors, it suits all personalities.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Pat or Patty.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    I would have been a Kaylie. But I actually love my name, so I'm happy with it.
    Extra information:
  48. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It means noble one and there is a sense of nobility and decency about the Patricia's I know....including me!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Pat...same as a guy.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    It would suck!
    Extra information:
    Can I name my daughter (that I haven't had yet) Patricia II?
  49. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    it represants spanish pipl
    The worst thing about the name:
    when you fat they cal yuo fatricia
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    that would b awful i love my name
    Extra information:
    all yuo patricia we rock and b proud
  50. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It's not all new age or made up sounding. Yet it's not quite so common that you hear it every 5 minutes.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called 'Pat'. Pat was the androgynous freak on SNL. (Showing my age here)
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    It would be Kristina. My mom says she wanted to name all of us (I have 3 sisters) Kristina. But, once we were born we didn't look right for the name.
    Extra information:
    My niece finally got the name Kristina. My mom calls me Penelope, my late daddy used to call me Patsy (was Patricia a compromise). My dad's first wife - not my mom - was named Patricia. I have my mom's middle name. So, I'm named after both of my daddy's wives. Oh and all my friends call me Patranella. So, when someone calls me Patricia, I'm either in trouble with my mother, it's a telemarketer or it's a bill collector!
  51. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    I've always been complimented on having a beaufiful name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Pat...or Trisha...ugh.
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    It could be worse.
    Extra information:
    nope
  52. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It's a very mature sounding name
    The worst thing about the name:
    When soumeont calls me Pat, or Patty. I Hate being called those names!
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    More than likely not.
    Extra information:
    Don't name your child Patricia. It's old and boring
  53. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    It sounds beautiful
    The worst thing about the name:
    Your in trouble lol
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    No
    Extra information:
    I love my name...my mom gave it to me
  54. The best thing about the name Patricia:
    I was named after my grandmother
    The worst thing about the name:
    people like to call me pat
    If my name wasn`t Patricia....:
    don't think so
    Extra information:


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Patricia in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Patricia

Patricia appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 442. In the last 128 years Patricia has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 7 times and reached the top-10 4 times. 1950 was a `top year` for the name Patricia. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #3. The last time Patricia appeared among the most common names was in 1890. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007442
2006412
2005358
2004316
2003307
2002279
2001262
2000227
1999200
1998180
1997170
1996159
1995150
1994135
1993125
1992111
1991101
199097
198051
197024
19607
19503
19403
19307
1920104
1910206
1900349
1890864
1880---


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Patricia
What is the meaning
Fifika
What is the meaning
shanika
my moms name is patricia
lolliie
my mums names patricia < & shes irish aswell Ox
patricia
well i like my name not a lot of people have this name so i feel unique
patricia
wow thats incredible on how mani pipl have mi name .. cool . lol
Patrycia
Whoever wrote Patricia's as a title is wrong.. It's PAtricias'
patricia
it is a beautyful name baecause is my name and the name of other persons ist cute
Patricia
I felt so alone until i went on this website!! There's so many patricias out there!!!
Patricia
I love my name! I like that it is old fashioned excpecially regarding to ancient roman names and meaning noble one. Thanks Mom and Dad!
patricia
i love my name!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
jazlyn
such a pretty name!!:):):):):)

girllll damn!

they see me trollin' they hatin'
Patricia
I really like my name! I think it sounds cute when said in a Portuguese accent! (is Portuguese) and everyone calls me patty! ♥
Patricia
Always called pat
Jenny
It's unique and not many people are named Patricia so it's special :)
Patricia
See that my name is AWESOME!!!!!!!!
Patricia
I love the way mens say my name especially those with ancients, they make it sound so sexy and i feel like a strong person with that name.
Patricia
This is e best name ever. I can't imagine having any other name
Patricia Ruth Lewis
I love my name i always have! It Means Regal, noble. That's what i am, if i could just get people to STOP calling me Pat, Pat is masculine i've never like Pat or Patty, Patricia is a beautiful Name i love to heard men speak my name.
Patricia
My name is Patricia and I wanted to research what my name meant as in the bible as children were born their name had meaning.Names meant and still mean so much.I thank God mine means nobel,honorable,loyal,love of family as it describes me totally
patricia
I love the name bc the name is so beautiful
patricia
i love my name...its given by my aunt..^_^..pat,patty or trisha..all that my nickname
Patricia
I love myname!!!
patricia
i love my beautiful and gorgeoues name and thanks god for me given the name patricia.
patricia mabika
i love my name...people normally call me trish
PATRICIA
i really like my name... and when people call me PATTY <3
Patricia
Wow patricia is a beautiful nym my mum cal me after my aunt death
petricia roseline
i like my name so much very one ccalling me patty, ros
patricia
i really LOVE my name i think its awesome
patricia jane
didn't like it when I was young.Now I love it.
Patricia
i love mi name much
patricia
ilovemy name!so much
Patricia
I like the name but always hated being called Pat when I was younger. Even my own relatives would not call me patricia when I asked them to. Now i go by Trish because people do not like to say the full name, it's too formal sounding for them. But most people have no problem saying jennifer.
PATRICIA
I love my name(patricia)which means NOBLE ONE.....but i love it when people call me TRICIA OR PAT.the name is wonderful i love.my MUM gave me the name


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