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Origine of last name

PATEMAN : from the Middle English personal name Pateman a pet form of Patrick with the hypocoristic suffix -man; compare <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Pate">Pate</a> and for the suffix see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Bateman">Bateman</a> <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Hickman">Hickman</a> <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Human">Human</a> and <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Potman">Potman</a>.‘servant of Pate’ from Middle English Pate (Patrick) + man.

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