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Patrick Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phádraig ‘son of Patrick’, a personal name derived from Latin Patricius ‘son of a noble father’, ‘member of the patrician class’. This was the name of a 5th-century Romano-Briton who became the apostle and patron saint of Ireland, and it was largely as a result of his fame that the personal name was so popular from the Middle Ages onward. In Ireland the surname is usually Scottish in origin, but it is also found as a shortened form of Mulpatrick and Fitzpatrick.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Petrick, Karrick, Carrick, Garrick, Patricio, Bathrick, Arick

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Patrick Family Origin

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Patrick Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Patrick. 27% of Patrick men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Patrick women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patrick were Machinist and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    15%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Domestic
    11%
  • Servant
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Patrick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 314,000 census records available for the last name Patrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patrick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 34,000 immigration records available for the last name Patrick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 57,000 military records available for the last name Patrick. For the veterans among your Patrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Patrick Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Patrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Patrick in 1941 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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