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What does Paule mean?

Paule Pronunciation of Paule [paule] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and Paule means "small". Paule is a variant form of Paula (Latin): feminine of Paul.

Associated with: small (little).


15 related forms via Paula: Paola, Pauletta, Paulette, Pauli, Paulie, Paulina, Pauline, Paulita, Paulla, Pauly, Pavia, Pavla, Pola, Pollie and Polly.

Creative forms:
(female) Paupe, Pele, ..

(male) Paulew, Paune, ..

Middle name pairings:
Paule Aaleyah (P.A.), ..

How popular is Paule?

Paule is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#24929 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Paule (outside Top 2000) are Paola (#734 in 2015), Paulina (#878), Paula (#889), Pollie, Polly, Paulita, Pauline, Paulette and Pauletta. Other forms, like Paulla, are uncommon. These forms of Paule were popular as baby names in the 1910s (usage of 0.6%) and are now significantly less common, with versions like Polly becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paola, Paula, Pauletta, Paulette, Paulina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pauline, Paulita, Pollie, Polly in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Paule is pronounced similarly to Peale, Peall, Pealle, Peele and Poll. Other recommended names are Carle, Daile, Dale, Dayle, Gaile, Gale, Gayle, Halle, Hazle, Kahle, Kalle, Kayle, Mable, Padme, Page, Paige, Paine, Pali, Palles, Patte, Pauleen, Paulene, Paulyne, Payge, Payne, Pearle, Perle, Prue, Raoule, Sable, Trule and Vale. These names tend to be more commonly used than Paule.

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