First name origin & meaning:
Latin: Noble one
First name variations: Patrice, Padraic, Padraig, Padruig, Pat, Paddy, Paterson, Pattison, Rick, Ricky, Patrick
Last name origins & meanings:
- Scottish and northern English: patronymic from a pet form of
Pate, a short form of Patrick.
- Irish: in Ulster of
English or Scottish origin; in County Galway, a surname taken by
bearers of Gaelic Ó Caisín ‘descendant of the little
curly-headed one’ (from Gaelic casán), which is usually
Anglicized as Cussane.
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