Name
PAUL

Name PAUL

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 2,076,264 births of Paul in the countries below, which represents an average of 14,937 births of children bearing the first name Paul per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 6,362 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Paul   
In Italiano Nome Paul   
Available variant : Paúl

Customized products for the first name Paul

Discover our cool and original products with a first name (or even your nickname!), You can customize by clicking on the images below.

img Baby Bodysuit (White) Paul Kids White T-Shirt Paul Classic White Mug Paul White Cushion Paul Black Bag Paul Woman Black T-Shirt Paul
More products with the name Paul


Information about the first name Paul

We celebrate Paul on June 29th
The first name Paul is listed in our categories :The first name Paul has been assigned to:
99.88% to boys
0.12% to girls
The country where the first name Paul is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Paul

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Paul : Lupa, Pual, Upal

Paul in Japanese *

Romajipooru
Katakanaポール
Hiraganaぽーる
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Paul in Japanese
Edit and Download this image

Paul in sign language

Paul in binary language

01110000 01100001 01110101 01101100

Origin and meaning of name Paul

US English
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • paul (plural pauls)
  • An old Italian silver coin; a paolo.
  • 1836, Mariana Starke, Travels in Europe and in the Island of Sicily (page 569)
  • Shoes and boots are, generally speaking, better made at Florence than in any other part of Italy: the usual price charged for the former is eight pauls the pair; and for the latter from thirty to forty pauls.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • paul (plural pauls)
  • Archaic form of pawl.
  • 1850, The Mechanic's Magazine, Register, Journal and Gazette (page 517)
  • As soon as the horse again begins to move, the paul will take into the teeth of the ratchet-wheel, and restore to the fly-wheel its original speed.
Anagrams src :
  • Pula, ULPA, pula
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pɔːl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /pɔl/
  • (cot–caught merger, Canada) IPA(key): /pɑl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːl
  • Homophones: pall, pawl
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Pauline
  • Pauls Valley
  • rob Peter to pay Paul
  • Saint Paul, St. Paul
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
FR French
Anagrams src :
  • palu, Pula
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /pɔl/
Proper noun src :
  • Paul ?
  • Paul (biblical figure)
  • A male given name.
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • Haitian Creole: Pòl
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
General
Etymology src :
Polish
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /pawl/
Proper noun src :
  • Paul m pers or f
  • A masculine surname​.
  • A feminine surname​.
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • Masculine surname
  • The feminine surname is indeclinable.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Paulówna f
  • Paulowa f
Malay
Etymology src :
  • From Sundanese.
Adjective src :
  • paul (Jawi spelling ڤاءول)
  • blue (blue-colored)
Alternative forms src :
  • ڤاءول‎
Noun src :
  • paul (Jawi spelling ڤاءول)
  • blue (colour)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [paol]
  • Rhymes: -aol, -ol
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • belau / بلاو‎
  • biru / بيرو‎
  • nila / نيلا‎
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • From Latin palūs (“swamp”). Compare Italian padule, Romanian pădure.
Noun src :
  • paul m (plural pauis)
  • (geography) swamp
Pronunciation src :
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /pɐ.ˈuɫ/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ul
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • See Thesaurus:pântano.
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
Alternative forms src :
  • Pål
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpoːl/
Proper noun src :
  • Paul c (genitive Pauls)
  • A male given name
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • From the Swedish, German or English Paul. Cognate with the older Finnish Paavo.
Anagrams src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑu̯l/, [ˈpɑu̯l]
  • Rhymes: -ɑul
  • Syllabification: Paul
Proper noun src :
  • Paul
  • A male given name.
  • 1946 Anni Swan, Pauli on koditon, WSOY (1960), page 21:
  • —Sanohan ensin mikä nimesi on?
  • —Pauli.
  • —Pauli, toisti Anna hitaasti. Minulla oli ennen pieni, Paul niminen veli, lisäsi hän.
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • More common in the vernacular form Pauli.
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Paul
  • A male given name, a variant of the much more popular Poul.
DE German
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /paʊ̯l/
Proper noun src :
  • Paul m (genitive Pauls)
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Paul.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
 

Popularity of the name Paul

Number of PAUL births per year

Total births of Paul by country

Births with the first name Paul
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
1,389,822
2,126
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
419,006
180
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
62,602
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
60,357
3
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
34,314
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
29,130
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
20,144
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
15,583
1
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
9,089
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
8,115
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
6,135
228
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
5,247
0
NONorway
1945 - 2019
4,224
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
2,317
1
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
2,155
12
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
1,968
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
1,134
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
712
1
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
627
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
360
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
333
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
141
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
140
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
52
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
5
0

Total births of Paul by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Paul
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
2019
2,839
0
USUnited State of America
2019
1,474
0
ATAustria
2018
830
0
DEGermany
2018
568
24
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
121
0
CHSwitzerland
2019
104
0
QCQuebec
2019
73
0
BEBelgium
2019
72
0
ONOntario
2018
44
0
ITItaly
2018
44
0
ABAlberta
2019
37
0
IEIreland
2019
36
0
BRBrazil
2010
19
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
18
0
ARArgentina
2015
15
0
SESweden
2019
15
0
NONorway
2019
13
0
PLPoland
2019
9
0
DKDenmark
2019
6
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
1
0

Comments on the name Paul

Personalities with the first name Paul

There are 2248 personalities with the first name Paul


Paul De Tarse
src

Ancient rome
Writer Rabbi Missionary Theologian Religious


Paul Mccartney
(James Paul Mccartney) src

United kingdom
Lyricist Guitarist Painter Film score composer Film producer Bass-guitarist Recording artist Screenwriter Actor Singer Drummer Pianist Singer-songwriter Bassist


André Gide
(André Paul Guillaume Gide) src

France
Writer Playwright Translator Author Journalist Film producer Travel writer Novelist Essayist Diarist Prosaist Autobiographer


Paul Cézanne
src

France
Engraver Painter Drawer Lithographer


Paul Gauguin
(Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin) src

France
Painter Sculptor Graphic artist Drawer


Paul Dirac
src

Switzerland United kingdom
Scientist Teacher Engineer Professor Physicist Mathematician Educator Academic Theoretical physicist


Paul Verlaine
src

France
Writer Poet Librettist Essayist


Paul Newman
(Paul Leonard Newman) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Entrepreneur Stage actor Voice actor Film director Film producer Racing automobile driver Television actor Film actor


Paul Walker
(Paul William Walker Iv) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Film producer Marine biologist Racing automobile driver Television actor Film actor


Paul Johann Ludwig Von Heyse
src

Germany
Writer Poet Playwright Translator Novelist Drawer



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Paul
Full list of personalities with the first name Paul

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Paul

There are 12426 actors and actresses with the first name Paul
Paul Hahn
Paul Lennard Sundheim
Paul Niklas Perlitz
Paul Busche
Paul Wargenau
Paul Maximilian Schüller
Paul Alhäuser
Paul Tietjen
Paul Donald Reutter
Paul Zerbst
Paul Corea
Paul J Bakey
Paul Falk
Paul Von Kunhardt
Paul Doyle
Paul Von Aretin
Paul Butcher
Paul Bartel
Paul Gäbler
Paul Raschid
Paul Schulze
Paul Cluzet
Paul Zecharia
Paul Farber
Paul Cuminale
Paul Berenger
Paul Syrstad
Paul Whiddon
Paul Sichigea
Paul Niemann

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Paul
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Paul

Rankings of first name PAUL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1AT Austria2018
#2DE Germany2018
#13FR France2019
#71CH Switzerland2019
#100QC Quebec2019
#139AB Alberta2019
#158BE Belgium2019
#162IE Ireland2019
#241BC British Columbia2019
#245US United State of America2019
#279ON Ontario2018
#301NO Norway2019
#324IT Italy2018
#329PL Poland2019
#340AR Argentina2015
#364GB United Kingdom2019
#471DK Denmark2019
#473SE Sweden2019
#2414CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#2925BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#297DE Germany2018






Do you know browser?

Why not