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First name origin & meaning:

Latin: Noble one

First name variations: Pat, Patreece, Patreice, Patria, Patric, Patrica, Patrice, Patrizia, Patsy, Patti, Pattie, Patty, Tricia, Trish, Trisha, Patricia, Fitzgerald, Fitzroy, Fitzhugh, Filz, Fits, Fyts, Fytz, Fitz, Patrice, Padraic, Padraig, Padruig, Pat, Paddy, Patterson, Paterson, Pattison, Rick, Ricky

Last name origin & meaning:

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phádraig ‘son of Patrick’, a personal name derived from Latin Patricius ‘son of a noble father’, ‘member of the patrician class’. This was the name of a 5th-century Romano-Briton who became the apostle and patron saint of Ireland, and it was largely as a result of his fame that the personal name was so popular from the Middle Ages onward. In Ireland the surname is usually Scottish in origin, but it is also found as a shortened form of Mulpatrick and Fitzpatrick.

Famous people with this first name: Patrick Dempsey, Patrick Stewart

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Tom Berenger, Ryan O'Neal, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, Mare Winningham

Comments for Patricka
 
     

August 30, 2014



Keep it hot (or cold)! No one likes cold soup or warm, wilted salad. Use a thermos or ice pack in your child's lunch box to help keep his lunch fresh until it's time to eat.


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