Pate is an English form of the English, French, Gaelic, German, and Irish Patrick.
Pate is also an English form of the Irish and English Peyton.
Pate is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1901 with 0.006% of baby boys being named Pate. It was #924 in rank then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Among the family of boy names directly related to Pate, Patrick was the most widely used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Pate: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"