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Gender: Female Meaning of Patty: "patrician" Origin of Patty: Diminutive of Patricia

The name Patty is a girl's name meaning "patrician". Patty and is often added to lists like Baby Girl Names Ending in Y and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

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Replaced Patsy as the midcentury's popular, peppy babysitter.

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Famous People Named Patty

Anna Marie "Patty" Duke, American actress
Patty Loveless (born Patty Lee Ramey), American country music singer
Patricia Campbell "Patty" Hearst, American kidnapped newspaper heiress
Patricia Lynn "Patty" Murray, United States Senator from Washington
Patricia Jane "Patty" Berg, American pro golfer
Patricia Jean "Patty" Griffin, American singer-songwriter
Patty Schnyder, Swiss tennis player
Patty Fendick, American tennis player
Petula Louise "Patty" Brard, Dutch-Indonesian singer of girl group Luv
Patrick Sammy "Patty" Mills, Australian male basketball player

Pop Culture References for the name Patty

Patricia "Patty" Bouvier, character on TV's "The Simpsons;" twin of sister Selma
Patricia "Peppermint Patty" Reichardt, character in the comic strip "Peanuts"
Patty Huffner, little girl character in the 1989 film "Parenthood"
Patty O'Green, character in "Rainbow Brite"
Patty Spivot, character on TV's "The Flash"
Patty Abe, character in "Sims" series


indiefendi2 Says:


I know throughout history completely unrelated nicknames have been attached to names but I don't know how in HECK this was a nickname for Martha waaay before it was Patricia!