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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.POW-la GermanSpanishPolishCroatian
PAWL-ə English
POW-lah Finnish
POW-lə Portuguese
PAW-oo-law Hungarian
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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.
VariantPaola Spanish
DiminutivesPauletta English Paulinha Portuguese Pavica Croatian
Masculine FormsPaul 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 & CulturesPavla Czech Paule, Paulette French Pála Icelandic Paola Italian Pàula Sardinian
Same SpellingPàula

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Entry updated August 16, 2017   Contribute