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pinWhat does Paolo mean?

Paolo /pao-lo/ as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Paolo is "small". Paolo is an alternate spelling of Paul (Latin) with the suffix -olo.


Paolo has 4 variants: Pauli, Paulie, Paulo and Pauly.

Paolo has 18 more related forms via Paul: Paavo, Pablo, Pal, Pasha, Pauel, Paulin, Paulino, Paulos, Paulson, Paulus, Pavel, Pavle, Pavlik, Pavlo, Pawel, Pol, Poll and Poul.

Kreatif forms: Paopo, Paoto, Peolo. [more]

pinHow popular is Paolo?

Paolo is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#46153 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Pablo (#396 from recent data) and Paul (#201) are the prominent alternative forms of Paolo (not ranked). These forms of Paolo reached the peak of their popularity 8 decades ago (average #149) and have become much less common since (#298, 18%). Pablo is the most trendy name for newborns in this compilation. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Paolo and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Pablo, Paul in U.S.

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

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Paolo is alike in pronunciation to Paley and Pali. Other suggested similar baby names are Apolo, Carlo, Gallo, Galo, Harlo, Karlo, Lallo, Lalo, Laslo, Lazlo, Manolo, Pablos, Paco, Pall, Palomo, Philo, Saulo and Yaholo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Paolo.