First name origins & meanings:
- Irish: Nobleman
- Latin: Noble one
First name variations: Patrice, Padraic, Padraig, Padruig, Pat, Patterson, Paterson, Pattison, Rick, Ricky, Patrick, Paddee, Paddey, Paddi, Pady
Last name origins & meanings:
- English or Irish: unexplained. It is probably, but not certainly,
from the familiar Irish pet form of Patrick.
- William Paddy (d. 1657) is buried in the King’s Chapel Burying
Ground in Boston, MA.
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