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Paula meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Paula No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: Latin German English Finnish Spanish Portuguese Catalan Romanian Hungarian Polish Dutch Swedish Norwegian Danish Croatian Ancient Roman
How to pronounce Paula pau-la What does my name mean?
Meanings: Small Humble String Little Latin origin, feminine form of Paul (meaning: the little one). A timeless and in Germany very popular name. Namesake: Paula Modersohn-Becker, German painter.

Paula was ranked 915 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 2.69% from its previous ranking of 891 in 2009. Paula was ranked 624 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 5.60% from its previous ranking of 661 in 2015.

Full form of Paula : Painstaking Able Unconventional Level-Headed Alert

Paula is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1999 and ranked 923 in 2015. Only 700 people have Paula as their first name. Paula is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Paula is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1917 and ranked 624 (0.008805% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 278575 people wear Paula as their first name. Paula is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 624 (0.008805% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 278575 people have Paula as their first name. Paula is not a native United States and Paula may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.077070% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Paula
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1917328303
1920334343
1921344326
1922346305
1923321378
1924316418
1925293464
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History of Paula

Saint Paula was born in Rome in 347, in an illustrious patrician family. She had five children, two of which appear in the catalog of saints. She was a disciple of St. Jerome and lived piously and charitably. Party for a trip to the Holy Land, she settled there and founded a monastery in Bethlehem where she died in 404.

Expression number of Paula is 6.

Paula have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Paula are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Paula have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'.

Names that rhyme with Paula Abdula, Adula, Alula, Anapaula, Angula, Anthoula, Arsula, Aula, Azula, Bakula, Batula, Beaula, Beula, Bula, Chrisoula, Chrysoula, Cordula, Coula, Cula, DarthulaFamous people named Paula
Paula Muñoz in El club de los incomprendidos as Actress
Paula Polak in Vermisst - Alexandra Walch, 17 as Actress
Paula Bruss in Kokowääh 2 as Actress
Paula Fortunato in Des nouvelles du bon Dieu as Miscellaneous Crew
Paula Forrest in Episode #1.2986 as Actress
Paula Picerni in Gone in Sixty Seconds as Stunts
Paula Humby in Buridan's Ass as Actress
Paula Thomas in A View to a Kill as Actress
Paula Victor in The Entity as Actress
Paula Price in What a Girl Wants as Miscellaneous Crew
Paula Abdul, actress
Paula Lane, producer,production designer
Paula P-Orridge, actress
Paula Cole, actress
Paula Devicq, actress
Paula Marshall, actress,producer
Paula Jai Parker, actress,director,producer
Paula Poundstone, actress,writer
Paula Abramovich, cinematographer,director
Paula Adamson, transportation department
Names like Paula Pau, Paublita, Paublo, Pauee, Pauie, Paul, Paul-Adrien, Paul-Alexandre, Paul-Antoine, Paul-Emile, Paul-Emilien, Paula, Paulann, Paulanne, Paulanthony, Paule, Paulean, Pauleen, Paulena, Paulene
Paula Namesakes Posts having Paula: Comments :Paula is a name feminine of origin Latin meaning small. There is an Italian variant: Paola, which is also used in Spanish. Paula comes from the Latin and is the feminine form of Paul. Paula is the Low, the Small. Paula also has a Greek origin, the meaning is then the Beautiful. Variants of the Paula: Paulina, Pauline, Paulette (French), Paola (Italian), Paulita (Spanish), Pavla (Czech), Paulinchen. Famous bearers of the name are Santa Paula, Paula - a Brazilian basketball former player, Paula Abdul, Paula Toller. - Lakesha Fleischman
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