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Patrick is a name that first reached England following the Norman Conquest of 1066. It comes from the given name Patrick. It was largely as a result of the fame of the 5th century Romano British saint of this name that Patrick was such a popular given name in the Middle Ages. It derives from the Latin Patricus, meaning the son of a noble father, a member of the patrician class, and a member of the Roman hereditary aristocracy.

Patrick Early Origins



The surname Patrick was first found in Kent where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Patrick Spelling Variations


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Patrick Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Patrick include Patrick, Patryck, Partick and others.

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Patrick Early History


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Patrick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Patrick research. Another 345 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 15 K, 1160, 1201, 1211, 1626, 1707, 1679 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Patrick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Patrick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Patrick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Patrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Patrick In Ireland


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Patrick In Ireland



Some of the Patrick family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first Patricks to arrive on North American shores:

Patrick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Daniel Patrick settled in Salem in 1630
  • Daniel Patrick and his wife settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1630
  • Daniel Patrick, who landed in New England in 1630
  • Thomas Patrick landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Thomas Patrick settled in Virginia in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Patrick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Patrick, who landed in Virginia in 1701
  • Owen Patrick, who arrived in Virginia in 1712
  • Matthew Patrick, who landed in New England in 1724
  • Robart Patrick, who arrived in North Carolina in 1748
  • William Patrick, who arrived in North Carolina in 1748
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Patrick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nancy Patrick, who arrived in New York, NY in 1804
  • Jane Patrick, aged 18, landed in New York, NY in 1804
  • Robert Patrick, who landed in Maryland in 1819
  • Thomas Patrick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1830
  • Marco Patrick, aged 26, arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Patrick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Douglas Patrick, who arrived in Alabama in 1919

Patrick Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Giles Patrick, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Patience Patrick, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

Patrick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Patrick arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Barras" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WILLIAM BARRAS 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839WilliamBarrass.gif
  • James Patrick, aged 23, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Sea Park"
  • William Patrick, aged 29, a mason, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Taymouth Castle"

Patrick Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Patrick, aged 35, a quarrier, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • Isabella Patrick, aged 35, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • James Patrick, aged 7, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • Margaret Patrick, aged 5, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • Marion Patrick, aged 2, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Patrick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Patrick (post 1700)



  • Tara Leigh Patrick (b. 1972), birth name of Carmen Electra, American actress, known for her roles in Scary Movie (2000), Meet the Spartans (2008) and Starsky & Hutch (2004)
  • Major-General Edwin Davies Patrick (1894-1945), American Commanding General 6th Division, Philippines (1944-1945)
  • Mason Mathews Patrick KBE (1863-1942), American general in the United States Army
  • Julian Patrick (1927-2009), American operatic baritone and voice teacher
  • Lee Patrick (1901-1982), American theater and film actress
  • John Clarence "Jack" Patrick (1898-1959), American two-time gold medalist rugby union player at the 1920 Summer Olympics and later at the 1924 Summer Olympics
  • Gail Patrick (1911-1980), born Margaret LaVelle Fitzpatrick, an American film actress and producer
  • Ben Patrick (b. 1984), American NFL football tight end
  • Laurdine Kenneth "Pat" Patrick (1929-1991), American Jazz musician, father of Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts
  • Craig Patrick (b. 1946), former American hockey player, coach and general manager, the son of Lynn Patrick
  • ... (Another 58 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Patrick Historic Events


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Patrick Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Julian Patrick (1890-1914), British Second Class Passenger returning from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland on May 29th 1914

HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Charles William Patrick (1923-1941), Australian Ordinary Seaman 2nd Class from Eumundi, Queensland, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Patrick


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Suggested Readings for the name Patrick



  • Patrick's Corner by Sean Patrick.
  • Precious Bonds by S.J. Patrick.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Ora et labora
Motto Translation: Pray and work.


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WILLIAM BARRAS 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839WilliamBarrass.gif

Other References

  1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  11. ...

The Patrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Patrick Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 3 December 2016 at 01:08.

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