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Patty is primarily used in the English language. Its language of origin is Aramaic, Germanic, and Latin.
Patty is a pet form of the English name Matilda.
Patty is also an English short form of the English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian name Martha.
Patty is also an English short form of the English, Portuguese, and Spanish name Patricia.
Patty Name also appears in following Origin(s): Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Scandinavian
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is a retired medley and freestyle swimmer from the United States, who won the gold medal with the USA's women's team in the 4x100m medley relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. On April 27, 1957 she became the first woman to set an official world record in the 200m individual medley, clocking 2:48.2 at a swimming meet in Chicago, Illinois.
Patty was born into a family of musicians; her father was a minister of music and her mother served as the church pianist. She first performed at the age of two when she sang "Jesus Loves Me" for her church. A few years later, she and her brothers joined her parents in a performing group, known as "The Ron Patty Family," and sang at churches across the nation during summer holidays. After high school graduation from Crawford High in San Diego, CA, she attended San Diego State University and Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, where she studied voice and conducting. While studying at Anderson University,