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pinWhat does Paulo mean?

Paulo /pau-lo/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Paulo's root is Latin, and Paulo means "small". Paulo is a variant form of Paul (Latin) with the suffix -o.


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

Paulo has 21 more alternative forms via Paul: Havel, Paavo, Pablo, Pal, Pasha, Pauel, Paulin, Paulino, Paulinus, Paulos, Paulsen, Paulson, Paulus, Pavel, Pavle, Pavlik, Pavlo, Pawel, Pol, Poll and Poul.

Kreatif forms: Pailo, Pauco, Piolo. [more]

pinHow popular is Paulo?

Paulo is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#18312 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular variation forms of Paulo (outside Top 1000) are Pablo (#396 last year) and Paul (#201). Variants like Paulsen are seldom used. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.8505%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.7015%, 17.5%). Pablo (#396) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Paulo and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Paulo is alike in pronunciation to Pali. Other recommended similar baby names are Pall, Philo and Saulo. Like Paulo, these names are not frequently used.