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Gender: Male Meaning of Paterson: "son of Peter" Origin of Paterson: English

The name Paterson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Peter". Paterson and is often added to lists like Surname Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "10 Kids CAF".

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Paterson is a surname-name to continue a line of Peters and also the name of a city in New Jersey, hometown of poets William Carlos Williams and Allen Ginsberg.

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