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What does Paulette mean?

Paulette Pronunciation of Paulette [paulette] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Paulette is "small". Paulette is a variant form of Paula (Latin): feminine of Paul.

Associated with: small (little).


Paulette has 1 variant: Paullette.

5 more alternative forms via Paula: Paule, Pauletta, Paulie, Pauline and Paulita.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Paulette Shaylee (P.S.), ..

How popular is Paulette?

Paulette is a very prominent first name for women (#419 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#26163 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Paulette entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #164 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Paula (#889 in 2015), Pauletta, Pauline and Paulita are the popular varying forms of Paulette listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Paulette was more pronounced during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.6%) and has become much reduced since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paulette, Paula, Pauletta, Pauline, Paulita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paulette and related baby names outside U.S.