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What does Paulene mean?

Paulene Pronunciation of Paulene [pau-lene] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Paulene means "small". Paulene is an alternate form of Paulina (Latin).

Associated with: small (little).


Paulene has 4 variants: Pauleen, Pauline, Paulyne and Polline.

2 more relations via Paulina: Paolina and Pavlina.

Creative forms:
(female) Paulee, Pilene, ..

(male) Paulan, Paune, ..

Middle name pairings:
Paulene Constance (P.C.), ..

How popular is Paulene?

Paulene is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3204 out of 4276, Top 75%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Paulene was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #1457 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paulene name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Paulina (#878 last year) and Pauline are the prominent related forms of Paulene. Other variants, like Pauleen, are seldom used. These forms of Paulene were at the peak of their popularity 105 years ago (usage of 0.58%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.01%, 98%), with the form Pauline becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paulene, Paulina, Pauline in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cailene, Carlene, Cauleyne, Cauline, Dalene, Darlene, Earlene, Gaylene, Harlene, Jaylene, Kaelene, Kailene, Kalene, Karlene, Kaylene, Laurene, Marlene, Maurene, Maylene, Paule, Paulette, Paulie, Philena, Philene, Raelene, Raylene, Talene and Valene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Paulene.

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