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
Scholar 977
Agricultural Labourer 133
Dress Maker 57
Coal Miner 57
Labourer 45
General Servant 41
General Labourer 39
Laundress 34
Domestic Servant 31
Bricklayer 27
General Servant Domestic 23
Tailor 23
Carpenter 20
Farm Labourer 19
Annuitant 18
No Occupation 17
Shoe Maker 16
House Keeper 14
Stone Mason 14
Painter 13
Servant 13
Grocer 12
Farm Servant Indoor 12
Housemaid Domestic Servant 10
Cook Domestic Servant 10

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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