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Gender: Male Meaning of Patton: "fighter's town" Origin of Patton: English

The name Patton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "fighter's town". Patton and is often added to lists like Names with Military Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Super LONG Quiverfull Family Choices CAF".

From the experts:

Patton is an attractive name in the fashionable Haden-Peyton mold, though there is that association with the severe wartime general.

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Famous People Named Patton

Patton Peter Oswalt, American comedian and actor
George Smith Patton Jr., U.S. Army General in WWII
William Rankin "Will" Patton, American actor
Patton White Summerhays (b. 2009), son of Daniel Summerhays

Pop Culture References for the name Patton

Patton Chase, one of the quints on TV's "Quintuplets"
Patton Drilovsky aka Numbuh 60, character on animated TV series "Codename: Kids Next Door"
Patton Burgess, character in the "Fablehaven" book series
Patton, the name of Thomas Sanders personality "Dad" or "Morality"

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awheezie Says:


Patton Oswald, the comedian, brings lightness too this name, a genuine and funny guy.. Instead of NB only mentioning General Patton.

Narwhal87 Says:


This has been my number one name for a boy since high school...a good ten years ago. I still love it.

Alicia1 Says:


I sure like this name, never heard it as a first. Very nice!