Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. POW-la(German, Spanish, Polish, Croatian) PAWL-ə(English) POW-lah(Finnish) POW-lu(Portuguese) PAW-oo-law(Hungarian)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

DiminutivesPauletta(English) Paulinha(Portuguese) Pavica(Croatian)
Masculine FormPaulus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesPavla(Czech) Paule, Paulette(French) Pála(Icelandic) Paola(Italian) Pàula(Sardinian) Pavla(Slovene)
Same SpellingPàula
User SubmissionsPäula, Paùla


People think this name is

classic   formal   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

Austria: January 26
Austria: June 11
Croatia: January 26
Estonia: June 22
Finland: June 22
Germany: January 20
Hungary: January 26
Latvia: February 10
Norway: March 22
Poland: January 26
Poland: June 3
Poland: June 18
Spain: January 26
Sweden: June 22


Entry updated November 20, 2020