[ 3 syll. pat-ter-son, pa-tters-on ] The baby boy name Patterson is pronounced PAET-erSahN †. Patterson's origin is Latin, and its use, English. Patterson is a variant transcription of Patrick (English, French, Gaelic, German, and Irish).
Patterson is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly related to Patterson, Patrick was the most frequently used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Patterson: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"