What does Paulina mean?
A feminine diminutive form of Paul in use for nearly 2000 years. The name came into use among English-speaking countries in the 19th century. Model Paulina Porizkova.
Affiliated girl name: Paula.Kreatif forms: Palina, Paulipa, Paxlina. [more]
How popular is Paulina?
Paulina is a very popular first name for females (#1215 out of 4276, Top 28%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#80812 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Paulina for girls. Paulina reached its highest rank of #366 in the U.S. in 2002, and is at #953 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Paulina and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Paulina (#953 from current records) listed in the Top 1000 are Paul, Paula (#990 from current records) and Pauline. These forms of Paulina were favored by parents during 1920-1929 (average #513) and are now significantly less common (#985, down 97.1%), with the versions Paul, Paula, Paulina and Pauline becoming less in vogue.
Paulina▼ is pronounced similarly to Polina. Other recommended similar baby names are Calina, Carlina, Dahlina, Dalina, Dallina, Darlina, Halina, Julina, Kalina, Malina, Mallina, Palma▼, Paloma, Pathina, Patrina, Pauli, Paulita, Paulla, Philana, Philena, Philina, Phillina, Salina▼, Talina and Taurina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Paulina.