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Gender: M Meaning of Padraig: "patrician, noble" Origin of Padraig: Irish

Parents of Irish heritage are increasingly looking for more authentic Gaelic names, and this is a native spin on Patrick. Pronunciation will be confusing for many Americans, though: It's POR-rick. Golf champ Padraig Harrington has brought it into the sports spotlight.

Famous People Named Padraig

Pádraig P. Harrington, Irish golfer
Padraig Marrinan, Irish painter
Padraig Rooney, Irish poet
Padraig O'Keeffe, Irish musician

Pop Culture References for the name Padraig

Pronounced like "poor-ick" or "poor-drick"