Paul

Paul is from Roman family name Paulus meaning “small” or “humble” in Latin. It’s also a surname as well.

A nickname for Paul is Paulie/Pauley.

Origin: Latin

Variants:

  • Paulus (Latin)
  • Bulus (Arabic)
  • Boulos (Arabic)
  • Paulo (Portuguese, Galician)
  • Pablo (Spanish)
  • Pavlo (Ukrainian)
  • Pavlos (Greek)
  • Paulu (Corsican)
  • Pavel (Russian, Czech, Bulgarian, Slovene, Macedonian)
  • Paol (Breton)
  • Paavali (Finnish)
  • Pauli (Finnish)

 

Female forms:

  • Paula (Latin, English, German, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Ancient Roman)
  • Paule (French)
  • Pauline (French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Pauleen (English)
  • Paulene (English)
  • Paulina (Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Swedish, Lithuanian, English, Ancient Roman)
  • Paola (Italian)
  • Pavla (Slovene, Czech)
  • Paulette (French)
  • Pauletta (English)