Padraic name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Padraic

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From Latin patricius (“patrician”), via Old Welsh.

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Patrick.

Notable Persons Named Padraic

Notable Persons Named Padraic

Pádraic Delaney

Pádraic Delaney is an actor. Pádraic was born Pádraic Delaney on November 6th, 1977 in Adamstown, County Wexford.

Pádraic Ó Conaire

Pádraic Ó Conaire was a novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist, and school teacher. Pádraic was born on February 20th, 1882 in Galway. He passed away on October 6th, 1928.

Padraic McGuinness

Padraic McGuinness was a journalist and newspaper editor. Padraic was born on October 27th, 1938 in Melbourne. Padraic is also known as Paddy McGuinness and P. P. McGuinness. He breathed his last breath on January 26th, 2008.

Pádraic Maher

Pádraic Maher is an athlete for the Thurles Sarsfields GAA. He was most active from 2006 to 2006. Pádraic was born on February 9th, 1989 in Thurles.

Pádraic Joyce

Pádraic Joyce is an athlete for the Killererin GAA. He was most active from 1994 to 1994. Pádraic was born on April 1st, 1977 in County Galway.

Padraic Breathnach

Padraic is also known as Breathnach and Paraic.

  • Pádraic Mannion

Fun Facts about the name Padraic

  • How Popular is the name Padraic? Padraic is the 11,177th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Padraic have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 962 babies born with the first name Padraic in the United States. That's more than enough people named Padraic to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Padraic? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Padraic first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Padraic is Thursday, December 8th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Padraic born? The highest recorded use of the first name Padraic was in 1982 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Padraic Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Padraic is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Padraic: The name spelled backwards is Ciardap. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Idaacrp. How do you pronounce that?
  • Padraic name meaning

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