How to pronounce Paula pau-la What does my name mean? Meaning of Paula: Small, Humble, String, Little, The Sma
Origin and Meaning
Baby name Paula is originated as a feminine form of name Paul which is derived from Paulus and which in turn is a Roman name taken from the Latin paulus meaning "small". The name was borne by Saint Paula who was a 4th-century Roman saint and companion of Saint Jerome. The name starts gaining its popularity after during the 1960s after the release of the No. 1 song 'Hey, Paula'. Another notable bearer of the name is Paula Cole who is an American singer and songwriter and best known for winning a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Doctor Paula Hutchison is also a character name in the animated series Rocko's Modern Life.
Paula was ranked 922 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 2.90% from its previous ranking of 896 in 2009. Paula was ranked 664 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 5.14% from its previous ranking of 700 in 2014.
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 779 in 2014. Only 619 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 922 (0.000227% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 278219 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 922 (0.000227% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 278219 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. 0.077827% of people in US have this given name.Complete history of Paula
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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'.
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