Patricia - Meaning of Patricia

What does Patricia mean?

[ 3 syll. pa-tri-cia, pat-ric-ia ] The baby boy name Patricia is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced in English as Pah-TRIH-SH-ah, in German as Paa-TRIY-TSiy-aa, in Spanish as Paa-TRIY-THYaa, or in Spanish-Latin American as Paa-TRIY-SYaa †. Patricia is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Latin origins. Patricia is a variant of the name Patrick (English, French, Gaelic, German, and Irish).

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Patricia is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1941 with 0.012% of baby boys being given the name Patricia. Its ranking then was #475. The baby name has since markedly fallen in popularity, and is currently of infrequent use. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Patricia, Patrick was the most widely used in 2018. Patricia has in the past century been predominantly given to girls. In 1970, Patricia as a girl name outnumbered its use as a boy name by 198 times.

Baby names that sound like Patricia include Padhraic, Padraic, Padruig, Pastora, Patraic, Patreece, Patricio, Patricus, Patrido, Patryotic, Patryotik, Pavithra, Pavythra, Peteris, Peterka, Petrukas, Petruos, Petrusha, Petruso, and Piotrek.

† Pronunciation for Patricia: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"

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