Name
PAUL

Name PAUL

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 2,070,666 births of Paul in the countries below, which represents an average of 14,897 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 6,664 births.
Version Française disponible ici En Français Prénom Paul Available variant : Paúl

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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 *

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Katakanaポール
Hiraganaぽーる
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Origin and meaning of name Paul

US English
Etymology (Noun) src :
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
General
Noun src :
  • paul m (plural pauis)
  • (geography) swamp
  • Synonyms: pântano, breja
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.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /pɐ.ˈuɫ/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ul
 

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 - 2018
1,388,263
2,126
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
416,235
177
ONOntario
1913 - 2016
62,509
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2018
60,357
3
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
34,314
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
29,130
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
20,600
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
15,583
1
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2018
9,070
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
7,994
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
6,135
228
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
5,247
0
NONorway
1945 - 2019
4,224
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
2,076
11
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
1,968
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
1,062
0
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
997
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
712
1
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
627
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
360
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2018
324
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
140
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
135
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
2018
2,993
0
USUnited State of America
2018
1,611
0
ATAustria
2018
830
0
DEGermany
2018
568
24
CHSwitzerland
2018
144
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
133
0
BEBelgium
2018
68
0
QCQuebec
2018
55
0
ONOntario
2016
51
0
ITItaly
2018
44
0
IEIreland
2019
36
0
ABAlberta
2018
21
0
BRBrazil
2010
19
0
ARArgentina
2015
15
0
SESweden
2019
15
0
NONorway
2019
13
0
BCBritish Columbia
2018
10
0
DKDenmark
2018
9
0
PLPoland
2018
4
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
1
0

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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

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Rankings of first name PAUL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1AT Austria2018
#2DE Germany2018
#13FR France2018
#47CH Switzerland2018
#122QC Quebec2018
#162IE Ireland2019
#171BE Belgium2018
#201DK Denmark2018
#233US United State of America2018
#237AB Alberta2018
#242ON Ontario2016
#301NO Norway2019
#324IT Italy2018
#340AR Argentina2015
#345GB United Kingdom2018
#380BC British Columbia2018
#450PL Poland2018
#473SE Sweden2019
#2414CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#2925BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#297DE Germany2018