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What does Paulinus mean?

Paulinus Pronunciation of Paulinus [pauli-nus] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Paulinus is "small". Paulinus is an alternate form of Paul (Latin).

Associated with: small (little).


6 different relations via Paul: Pauli, Paulie, Paulin, Paulino, Paulos and Paulus.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Paulinus Eithan (P.E.), ..

How popular is Paulinus?

Paulinus is an uncommon first name for males. Paulinus is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Paul (#200 from current records) is the only prominent related form of Paulinus (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Paulinus was favored as a baby name 55 years ago (adoption of 1.26%) and has become much less popular since (adoption 0.11%, down 91.6%), with Paul falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paul in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adulfus, Basilius, Cassius, Claudius, Clitus, Dacius, Damianus, Darious, Darius, Darrius, Delius, Emilianus (see Emil), Fabianus, Fabius, Fabiyus, Faunus, Faustus, Fawnus, Gaius, Jairus, Janus, Jarius, Julianus, Julius, Junius, Justinus, Linus, Lucianus, Lucius, Magnus, Marianus, Marinus, Marius, Martinus, Mauritius, Maurus, Maximus, Pablos, Pacificus, Pain, Paine, Pali, Palila, Palladius (see Paladio), Paris, Parkin, Parkins, Parmenius (see Parmenio), Parris, Parriss, Parsons, Patin, Patrizius, Paulo, Paulsen, Paulson, Pauly, Pavlik, Perkins, Phauns (see Alphonse), Philippus, Philips, Pincus, Pinkus, Pius, Placidus, Pontius, Quintus, Rawlins, Rinus, Tacitus, Tarquinus (see Tarquin), Taurus, Vasilius and Vasilus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Paulinus.

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