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

The name Padraig is a boy's name meaning "patrician, noble". Padraig and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

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.

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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"