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Gender: M Meaning of Pat: "noble, patrician" Origin of Pat: Diminutive of Patrick

As seen on SNL, Pat is the ultimate androgynous name. Stick with long form Patrick, and make sure everyone calls him Patrick.

Famous People Named Pat

Patrick 'Pat' Carney, American drummer of band "The Black Keys"
Pat Cassidy, American guitarist of band "The Districts"
Pat Sajak, American host of TV's "Wheel of Fortune"
Donald Patrick "Pat" Conroy, American author
Georg Albert Ruthenberg, known professionally as Pat Smear, American guitarist
Pat Proft, American comedy writer and actor
James Patrick O'Malley, known professionally as J. Pat O'Malley, English voice actor

Pop Culture References for the name Pat

Postman Pat, character from British children's TV show 'Postman Pat'