What does Paola mean?
Associated with: small (little).
(female) Pala, Paopa, ..
(male) Paoila, Paolal, ..
How popular is Paola?
Paola is a very prominent first name for females (#1949 out of 4276, Top 46%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#40203 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Paola for girls. Paola entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #300 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is currently at #734. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Paola (#734 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000 are Paulina (#878 from recent data), Paula (#889), Polly, Paulita and Pollie. These forms of Paola reached the height of their popularity 65 years ago (usage of 0.4%) and have become much less popular since, with forms such as Paola falling out of fashion.
Paola▼ is alike in pronunciation to Pali, Pelia, Pella, Poli and Polli. Other suggested similar names are Adola, Baila, Bayla, Caela, Caila, Cala, Calla, Carla▼, Cayla▼, Darla▼, Dayla, Dola, Earla, Enola, Gaila, Gala, Galla, Hala, Iola▼, Izola, Jayla, Jola, Kaala, Kaela▼, Kahla, Kaila▼, Kala▼, Kalla, Karla▼, Katla, Kayla▼, Laela, Laila▲, Lala, Lalla, Layla▲, Leola▼, Lola, Mala, Marla▼, Nacola (see Nicola), Naila, Neola, Nola, Noola, Padma, Palila, Palma, Paloma▲, Pama, Pamala, Pamela▼, Pania, Panya, Pasha, Paza, Pazia, Pearla, Perla, Phila, Poll, Raoula, Raula, Tayla, Tola, Vala, Valla, Viola▼, Yola and Zola▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Paola.See names in meaning and etymology.