Meaning and name origin
Paolina \pa(o)-li-na\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Paolina is "small". Paolina is a variant of Paula (Latin): feminine of Paul. Also a variant of Paulina (Latin): a feminine diminutive form of Paul in use for nearly 2000 years.
Paolina has 1 variant form: Polina.
Paolina is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Paolina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Paulina (#953) and Paula (#990). (2014 statistics).