In English, a man's name meaning "a patrician, or a noble".

Some folks name their kids Patrick because of their Irish background, or after Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

Patricks range from the super athletic (such as Patrick Eaves) to the theatrical elite (such as Patrick Swayze) to great political thinkers (such as Patrick Pearse).

Patrick can be shortened to Pat and Paddy, and can be feminized as Patty, Pat, or Patricia. There are over three dozen different translations for the name.

Patrick is an iconic name for the Irish people, especially the Irish men, though Russians, Dutchmen, and others who aren't necesarily Irish or Irish-related have been named Patrick, too.

Interestingly, the accredited source of the name, Saint Patrick, wasn't Irish at all! He was actually a Roman citizen of Britain.
There have been several PATRICKs throughout history. Saint Patrick was a great Scottish missionary, Patrick Pearse wrote plays and supported the Easter Rising, and Paddy Bradley's an Irish footballer.

As for me, Patrick, I hope to become a great actor and singer. Maybe even a writer or director.
by GenghisKhan44 August 18, 2009
A big cocky asshole, has a very small penis. He may seem charming at first but he really isn't. He's kind of a prick. He is smart. He doesn't really know how to be committed.
Men can be Patricks sometimes.
by A sibling January 06, 2014
A big, fat, pink, stupid starfish from Spongebob Squarepants. He can't do anything right. He sits around with a stupid sponge all day.
Person 1: Leo is such a Patrick. He's so fat and stupid.
Person 2: Ya, and pink.
by chickencreation September 15, 2012
Patrick is one who is famous by the ladies and tends to date more than one girl at once without them knowing. He treats his girls well he just likes variety and knows he's capable. Don't let yourself think that your the only one it's sad and heartbreaking but thats just how they are. If you do manage to get one all to yourself you are extremly lucky and must be a girl who has their life together and is healthy and well taken care of, because a Patrick won't take a hoe as a serious girlfriend. He's charming, desirable and attractive. He keeps it real and always keeps his life together and expects the same from everyone else. Patricks are also known fighters and don't put off with what they call "unessecary conflicts."
"For a man whos got his life on track he sure sees alot of girls"

"What do you expect he's a Patrick."
by casey01 August 30, 2011
Someone who can only find girls on the internet.
Only had one real girlfriend. Watches anime shows and porn videos.
Shquisha: Yo man Naurto is on!

Dakota: Stop being a patrick!
by Fa que-que November 19, 2010
1. a synonym for average, ordinary, and especially plain.
That opera was so patrick. I almost fell asleep.
by oneofthebest April 04, 2010
Noun - A shaft of Human cockmeat in the size range of 1.5 to 50 microns in length, or the width of Human hair. A Patrick is typically approximately 2 to 3 inches wide. Because of these dimensions, many nickname it a McPud.
"I'm so salty, I just found out my boyfriend has a Patrick!"
"Shiiit gurl, I'm so sorry to hear! You must be drivin' a salt truck right about now!"
by trevisna corbmeyer November 18, 2011
A Gaystarfish, A BMX rider, a charming man that likes crunchy taco's, he takes his sister to get jack in the box a lot, he is short, loves mountain dew, and smokes a lot of pot
Was that Patrick?
Yes, he was going to jack in the box with Courtney.
by GCP2davis October 21, 2011

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