Patrick Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Patrick Name Meaning: A patronymic variant from the pet form 'Pate',short form of 'Patrick'. 'Son of Patrick'.

This name is of the 'Patrician' class (of noble origin),popularity due to St.Patrick the 'apostle'. Emma Anne Paterson (1848-1886)founded the womens protective & provident league in 1874.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Patrick Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Patrick family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 177
Female Servant 112
Labourer 66
Independent 66
Male Servant 50
Farmer 31
Collier 23
Shoe Maker 20
Coal Miner 15
Ag Labourer 13
Brick Layer 12
Apprentice 12
Dress Maker 12
Tailor 11
Gardener 10
Mason 10
Pauper 9
Laundress 9
Blacksmith 8
Baker 8
Silk Weaver 8
Carpenter 8
Grocer 7
Independant 7
Frame Work Knitter 7

Patrick Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Patrick 100% 36,447
2 Pattrick 88% 2,681
3 Patric 86% 174
4 Patrich 86% 166
5 Petrick 86% 109

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The surname Patrick is the most popular version of all its varients

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