Paula: baby girl name meaning and popularity


The feminine variation of the Latin name Paul, which means "small." But even if your little Paula is literally a LITTLE Paula, she'll no doubt have a very big personality and some very big opinions. Just ask her!


Paula is one of those names that's pretty difficult to nickname. Unless you wanna call her Paul.

Famous people named Paula:

Comedienne Paula Poundstone; chef/TV personality Paula Deen; actresses Paula Wilcox and Paula Patton; novelist Paula Huston; TV journalist Paula Zahn.

Fun fact:

In 1963 the singing duo Paul & Paula released their hit song "Hey Paula," which reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

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