[ 2 syll. pat-ty, pa-tty ] The baby girl name Patty is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced PAE-Tiy- †. Patty is of Aramaic, Germanic, and Latin origin. It is used mainly in English and German.
Patty is an English shortening of the English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian Martha.
Patty is also an English and German diminutive of the English, Italian, Portuguese, and Scandinavian Matilda.
Patty is also an English shortening of the English, Portuguese, and Spanish Patricia.
Patty is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1959, 0.150% of baby girls were named Patty. It had a ranking of #139 then. The baby name has markedly dropped in popularity since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Within the family of girl names directly related to Patty, Matilda was the most frequently used in 2018. Patty has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
† Pronunciation for Patty: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Patty is Actress, Patty Duke, born 14 December 1946, New York, New York.