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Origins of the Patrick surname

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About the Patricks

We have a total number of 73713 records for people with the last name Patrick.

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Where do most Patricks live?

In 1921, most Patricks lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Patricks

How common is your surname?

697th most common surname in the UK

We have 59,600 records for the Patrick surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Patricks most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Patrick first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Patricks

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Patricks in 1921


Domestic Servant




General Servant Domestic




Common Male occupations for Patricks in 1921
Coal Miner


Agricultural Labourer




General Labourer




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