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

The name Patterson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Peter". Patterson and is often added to lists like Son Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "ALPHABET Drop 2 Add 1 - Boys".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Patterson

Patterson Hood, lead singer of American band Drive-By Truckers
James Patterson, American novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Patterson

Patterson, family name in comic strip "For Better or for Worse"
Sandy Bigelow Patterson, character in movie "Identify Thief"
Guy Patterson, main character in movie That Thing You Do!

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