Given Name PAULA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: POW-la (German, Spanish, Polish, Croatian), PAWL-ə (English), POW-lah (Finnish), POW-lə (Portuguese), PAW-oo-law (Hungarian)   [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL). This was the name of a 4th-century Roman saint who was a companion of Saint Jerome.

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VARIANT: Paola (Spanish)
DIMINUTIVES: Pauletta (English), Paulinha (Portuguese), Pavica (Croatian)
MASCULINE FORMS: Paul (German), Paul (English), Paavali, Pauli (Finnish), Pablo (Spanish), Paulo (Portuguese), Pau, Pol (Catalan), Paul (Romanian), Pál (Hungarian), Paweł (Polish), Paul, Pauwel (Dutch), Pål, Paul (Swedish), Pål, Paul (Norwegian), Paul, Poul (Danish), Pavao, Pavle (Croatian), Paulus (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Pavla (Czech), Paule, Paulette (French), Pála (Icelandic), Paola (Italian), Pàula (Sardinian)
SAME SPELLING: Pàula