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Meaning and name origin

Paola \pa(o)-la\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Paola is "small". Paola is a variant of Paula (Latin): feminine of Paul.


Paola has 7 variant forms: Pauli, Paulie, Paulla, Pauly, Pola, Pollie, Polly.


Paola is a very popular first name for females (#1949 out of 4276, Top 46%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#80104 out of 88799, Top 90%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Paola for girls. Paola reached its highest rank of #300 in the U.S. in 1995. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Paola name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paola outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Paola and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Paola (#679), Paula (#990), Polly and Pollie. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Paola, Paula, Pollie, Polly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paula outside U.S.

Similar Names

Paola is also pronounced similarly to Pali, Pella and Poli. Other suggested similar baby names are Paule, Pavla, Phila and Poll. These names tend to be less commonly used than Paola.