Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Patrick m. Latin patricius 'patrician, noble'.

Despite the popularity of Patrick in Ireland today, the name was quite rare in medieval Ireland.

England
Latin
1189 Patricius (nom) GASurv p. 237; c1198 Patricius (nom) ibid. p. 244; 1222 patrik (gen) StPaulDom p. 4; 1340xc1450 Patricus (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 53
Early Modern English
1530 Patryk LIWill-III p. 81; 1532–1533 Patricke CovGuild-2 p. 97, Patrike ibid. p. 98; 1534 patryk ibid. p. 126; 1543 Patryck BarnstapleBap p. 3; 1546 Patrycke ibid. p. 5; 1547 Patryke ibid. p. 5; 1553 Patrick ibid. p. 8; 1564 Patrick WAmar-1 p. 15
France
Old French
1301 Patris MemPic-vol17 p. 240
Middle French
1504 Patris HistHdVParis no. 6; 1564 Patrixe RegPCC-1 p. 67; 1566 Patrice ibid. p. 228; 1567 Patrixe ibid. p. 337; 1571 Patrixe ibid. p. 473
Ireland
Latin
c1431x1432 Patricio (dat) RegOct 102; 1433 Patricii (gen) ibid. 113, Patricio (abl) ibid. 58, Patricium (acc) ibid. 58; 1436 Patricii (gen) ibid. 71, Patricium (acc) ibid. 70; 1479 Patricio (abl) ibid. 20, Patricium (acc) ibid. 21; 1488 Patricio (abl) ibid. 13, Patricium (acc) ibid. 13; 1489 Patricii (gen) ibid. 416; 1491 Patricius (nom) ibid. 4; 1492 Patricium (acc) ibid. 15; 1496 Patricium (acc) ibid. 34, Patricum (acc) ibid. 34; 1497 Patricium (acc) ibid. 36
fin12thC Padin (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 3, Padinus (nom) ibid. III, p. 9
Early Modern English
1521/2 Patrick Fiants-1 1; 1531 Patrick ibid. 31; 1534 Patrick ibid. 38; 1535 Patrick ibid. 41; 1537/8 Patrick ibid. 51; 1539 Patrick ibid. 74; 1539/40 Patrick ibid. 95; 1540 Patrick ibid. 109; 1540/1 Patrick ibid. 162
Northern Ireland
Latin
1450 Patricio (abl) RegOct 87
Scotland
Latin
1235 Patricio (abl) morton-vol1 3; 1238 Patricio (abl) CartStAndrew p. 2; 1376 Patricii (gen) morton-vol1 16, Patricio (dat) ibid. 16; 1424 Patricio (abl) RMSRS-2 12; 1426 Patricius (nom) ibid. 41; 1456 Patricio (abl) morton-vol1 14; 1578 Patricius (nom) ibid. 15
1376 Padine (gen) morton-vol1 16, Padini (gen) ibid. 16
Scots
1506 Patrik RegDunf 497; c1550 Patrek CartNBer p. xxii
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Patrick". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Patrick.