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Updated February 1, 2024

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How Popular Is The Name Patton

Family name origins & meanings

  • English, northern Irish, and Scottish : from a pet form of the personal name Pate.
  • The American general George Patton (1885–1945) was born in San Gabriel, CA, into a family with a long military tradition. His earliest American ancestor, Robert Patton, had emigrated from Scotland to VA c.1770.

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