"son of Peter"

Patterson Origin and Meaning

The name Patterson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Peter".

Patterson is an upscale name worth considering if you're looking to continue a line of Peters, but soundalike Paterson is a downscale city in New Jersey.

Famous People Named Patterson

  • Patterson Hoodlead singer of American band Drive,By Truckers
  • James PattersonAmerican novelist

Patterson in Pop Culture

  • Pattersonfamily name in comic strip "For Better or for Worse"
  • Sandy Bigelow Pattersoncharacter in movie "Identify Thief"
  • Guy Pattersonmain character in movie That Thing You Do!