Meaning and Origin of Paddy - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Paddy

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Nobleman
  • Latin : Noble one

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English or Irish : unexplained. It is probably, but not certainly, from the familiar Irish pet form of Patrick.
  • William Paddy (d. 1657) is buried in the King’s Chapel Burying Ground in Boston, MA.