Pat - Meaning of Pat
Pat is an English form of the English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian Martha.
Pat is also an English shortening of the English, Portuguese, and Spanish Patricia.
Pat is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1940 with 0.158% of baby girls being named Pat. It was #134 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Among the family of girl names directly related to Pat, Martha was the most popular in 2018. Although there were times from 1926 to 1959 that Pat was more popular with girls, today it is used more commonly as a boy name. In 1966, 4 times more boys than girls were given the name Pat.
† Pronunciation for Pat: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"