What does Paulo mean?
Associated with: small (little).
(male) Palo, Pealo, ..
(female) Paupa, Pauro, .. Middle name pairings:
Paulo Joey (P.J.), ..
How 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)
Paulo entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #1003 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Paulo are Pablo (#393 last year), Paolo, Paul (#200) and Pavel. Other variants, like Pavle, are seldom used. These relations of Paulo reached the top of their popularity in the 1960s (median #1194) and are now significantly less popular (#1318, ▼88%), with the form Paul becoming less stylish.
Paulo is alike in pronunciation to Paley and Pali. Other recommended names are Carlo, Gallo, Galo, Harlo, Karlo, Lallo, Lalo, Laslo, Lazlo, Pablos, Paco, Pall, Philo, Pluto and Saulo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Paulo.See names in meaning and etymology.