English name of Latin origin.

A diminutive of the name Patricia.

During the 17th century it was also an English variant of the name “Matty”, which was used as diminutive of the name Martha.

Variant of the name is Patti.

Famous bearers are Patty Duke, Patty Loveless, Patty Hearst, Patty Andrews.

Singer Patty Andrews was one of the three sisters who formed the singing group “The Andrews Sisters”.

She was the mezzo-soprano of the trio.

They were one of the most popular vocal groups of the swing era and still today they are acclaimed and influential.