Paterson (surname)

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Region of origin Scotland, Ireland
Meaning Fathers Son / Son of Patrick
Other names
Variant(s) Patterson

Paterson is a Scottish and Irish surname meaning "Fathers' son" or "son of Patrick". In Connacht, and Ulster, the name is considered to be an Anglicised form of the Irish language surname Ó Casáin. Paterson is rarely used as a given name. There are other spellings, including Patterson. Notable people with the surname include:

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