Name
PAULA

Name PAULA

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 659,648 births of Paula in the countries below, which represents an average of 4,746 births of children bearing the first name Paula per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 6,841 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Paula   
In Italiano Nome Paula   
Variations : Paola , Paôla , Pauletta , Pauline , Paulíne , Pavla , Pavlina , Pavlína , Pawlina

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Information about the first name Paula

We celebrate Paula on January 26th
The first name Paula is listed in our categories :The first name Paula has been assigned to:
0.23% to boys
99.77% to girls
The country where the first name Paula is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 3 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Paula

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 Paula : Alupa, Paul A

Paula in Japanese *

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Origin and meaning of name Paula

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Paula, feminine form of Paulus (“Paul”).
Anagrams src :
  • Lapua, Palau
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔːlə/
  • (Canada, cot–caught merger) IPA(key): /ˈpɑlə/
  • Hyphenation: Pau‧la
  • Rhymes: -ɔːlə
Proper noun src :
  • Paula
  • A female given name from Latin.
  • 1977 Ruth Rendell, A Judgement in Stone, Vintage Books (2000), →ISBN, pages 106-107:
  • Names are fascinating, aren't they? I love mine. I think my parents had very good taste calling us Peter and Paula and Melinda.
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • Rather rare in English until early twentieth century. Before that, Paulina and Pauline were the normal English feminine forms of Paul.
General
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Paula via German. First recorded in Sweden in 1842.
Proper noun src :
  • Paula
  • A female given name.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Paula. Feminine form of Pablo.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpaula/, [ˈpau̯la]
  • Rhymes: -au̯la
  • Hyphenation: Pau‧la
Proper noun src :
  • Paula f
  • A female given name
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin Paula.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈpaw.lɐ/
Proper noun src :
  • Paula f
  • A female given name from Latin, equivalent to English Paula
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
Proper noun (Synonyms) src :
  • Paulinha (diminutive)
SE Swedish
Anagrams src :
  • Palau
Proper noun src :
  • Paula c (genitive Paulas)
  • A female given name from Latin
Latin
Adjective src :
  • paulā
  • ablative feminine singular of paulus
Proper noun src :
  • Paula f (genitive Paulae); first declension
  • A female given name.
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • First-declension noun.
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Finnic *pakla (compare Estonian pael, Ingrian pagla, Livvi paglu, Veps pagl, Votic pagla), borrowed from Proto-Germanic *fatilaz (compare German Fessel).
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Paula. First recorded in the 16th century. By folk etymology sometimes associated with Finnish paula (“cord, ribbon”).
Anagrams src :
  • Lapua, Palau, lupaa, paalu, palau, pulaa
Noun src :
  • paula
  • cord, lace, string
  • line of a gillnet
  • (hunting) snare, trap
  • (figurative) snare, trap
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑu̯lɑ/, [ˈpɑu̯lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑulɑ
  • Syllabification: pau‧la
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑu̯lɑ/, [ˈpɑu̯lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑulɑ
  • Syllabification: Pau‧la
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • ottaa pauloihinsa (to carry away)
  • pauloittaa
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Pauliina
DK Danish
Etymology src :
Alternative forms src :
  • Poula
Proper noun src :
  • Paula
  • A female given name from Latin
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Pauline
  • Pouline
 

Popularity of the name Paula

Number of PAULA births per year

Total births of Paula by country

Births with the first name Paula
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
35
275,553
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
1,450
221,129
ESSpain
2002 - 2019
0
94,051
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
20,406
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
7,160
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
0
6,267
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
5,800
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
5,436
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
32
4,598
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
14
3,959
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
3,636
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
3,022
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1
2,157
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
1,309
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
837
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
760
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
420
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
1
308
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
1
251
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
3
234
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
207
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
204
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
175
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
157
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
75

Total births of Paula by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Paula
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
22
2,921
ESSpain
2019
0
2,498
USUnited State of America
2019
0
330
ARArgentina
2015
0
253
DEGermany
2018
1
240
ATAustria
2018
0
190
PLPoland
2019
0
99
FRFrance
2019
0
98
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
73
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
40
BEBelgium
2019
0
18
ITItaly
2018
0
13
DKDenmark
2019
0
10
IEIreland
2019
0
9
SESweden
2019
0
9
ONOntario
2018
0
7
NONorway
2019
0
7
QCQuebec
2019
0
2
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
1

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Personalities with the first name Paula

There are 123 personalities with the first name Paula


Paula Abdul
(Paula Julie Abdul) src

United states of america
Actor Composer Singer Singer-songwriter Musician Ballet dancer Journalist Voice actor Film actor Music journalist Choreographer Dancer Television actor


Paula Fernandes
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Brazil
Singer-songwriter Guitarist Recording artist


Paula Patton
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United states of america
Actor Television actor Film actor


Paula Modersohn-Becker
(Paula Becker) src

German empire
Painter Printmaker


Paula Seling
src

Romania
Disc jockey Singer Musician Songwriter


Paula Pareto
(Paula Belén Pareto) src

Argentina
Judoka


Paula Hitler
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Austria Nazi germany Austria-hungary Federal state of austria Republic of german-austria First republic of austria


Paula Hawkins
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United kingdom
Writer Journalist Novelist


Paula Radcliffe
src

United kingdom
Long-distance runner


Paula-Mae Weekes
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Trinidad and tobago
Lawyer Politician Jurist



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

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Paula

There are 2014 actors and actresses with the first name Paula
Paula Gallego
Paula Hartmann
Paula Marie Rückert
Paula Knüpling
Paula Kroh
Paula Beer
Paula Edda Klein
Paula Romy
Paula Dalli
Paula Shy
Paula Pier
Paula Sartor
Paula Rojo
Paula Schramm
Paula Brancati
Paula Deanda
Paula Arbós
Paula Kohlmann
Paula Wik
Paula Birnbaum
Paula Kalenberg
Paula Settee
Paula Hans
Paula Reca
Paula Lane
Paula Rhodes
Paula Méndez
Paula Abdalla
Paula Peralejo
Paula Blanco

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

Rankings of first name PAULA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#2608BR Brazil2010
#6272DE Germany2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#6ES Spain2019
#26DE Germany2018
#49AT Austria2018
#78AR Argentina2015
#93BR Brazil2010
#97CH Switzerland2019
#135PL Poland2019
#353DK Denmark2019
#399NO Norway2019
#435IE Ireland2019
#528BE Belgium2019
#557FR France2019
#702SE Sweden2019
#748US United State of America2019
#855IT Italy2018
#913GB United Kingdom2019
#1283ON Ontario2018
#1837QC Quebec2019
#2681CZ Czechoslovakia2016






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