Popularity:2158
Origin:Latin
Meaning:Noble; Patrician in Ancient Rome
Patricia is a girl's name of Latin origin, meaning "noble or patrician." It is a feminine version of Patrick, a name synonymous with Ireland thanks to the famous saint celebrated annually on March 17th. In fact, despite the Irish connection, the name Patricia can be traced back to Ancient Rome. Social and political divides cast civilians into two categories: plebeians and patricians, with the latter pointing to someone who ranked high in society. Luckily in today's world, equality is a top priority, with people striving for freedom and fairness for all. Your dear Patricia will no doubt feel free to follow her own path, without the pressure to conform to anyone's rankings except her own!

Famous People Named Patricia

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