What does Paulsen mean?
Associated with: small (little).
Paulsen has 1 variant: Paulson.Creative forms:
(male) Palsen, Pelsen, ..
(female) Paulan, Paulse, .. Middle name pairings:
Paulsen Emil (P.E.), ..
How popular is Paulsen?
Paulsen is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2979 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Paulsen (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Paul (#200 in recent rankings) and Paulo. These forms of Paulsen were favored during the years 1960-1969 (average #855) and have become much less popular since (#1100, 91.6% less usage), with the form Paul becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Babsen (see Babson), Baylen, Caelen, Carlsen, Carlssen (see Carlsen), Carsen, Cullen▲, Dalen, Dallen, Dalten, Daylen, Falken, Gaillen, Galen▼, Gallven (see Galvin), Galten, Galven, Garlen, Gaylen, Halden, Halen, Hallen, Halten (see Halton), Hamlen, Hansen, Hanssen, Harlen, Jacksen, Jaillen, Jaisen, Jalen▼, Jansen, Janssen, Jasen▼, Jaylen, Jaysen, Judsen, Julien▲, Kalen, Karlsen, Karlssen (see Carlsen), Larsen, Lauren, Malden, Mallen, Marlen, Maslen, Massen, Nelsen, Paden, Paley, Pallmer (see Palmer), Palmer, Parken, Parson, Paten, Patten, Paxten, Raylen, Sachsen (see Saxe), Talen▼, Tallen, Tamsen, Tansen, Valen, Vallen, Walden and Waylen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Paulsen.See names in meaning and etymology.