Etymology
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Patrick

masc. proper name, from Old Irish Patraicc (Irish Padraig), from Latin Patricius, literally "a patrician" (see patrician). As a given name, chiefly in northern England and Scotland, in Ireland a popular name only after 1600, due probably to the Scots settlers in Ulster. [Reaney]

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Definitions of Patrick

Patrick (n.)
Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century;
Synonyms: Saint Patrick / St. Patrick
From wordnet.princeton.edu