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TypeSurname (from given name)
PronouncedPron.PAT-ən English
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of the medieval name Pate, a short form of PATRICK.

Related Names

VariantsPaddon, Paterson, Patrick, Patrickson, Patterson English Paterson, Patterson Scottish
Other Languages & CulturesFitzpatrick Irish Patriksson Swedish
Entry updated August 16, 2017   Contribute