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What does Poll mean?

Poll Pronunciation of Poll [poll] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Poll) is a Latin and English name, and the name Poll means "small". Poll is a variant form of Paul (Latin). Poll is also a variant of Pollard (English).

Associated with: small (little).


Poll has 5 variants: Pal, Pauel, Pawel, Pol and Poul.

10 more alternative forms via Paul, Pollard: Pablo, Paolo, Pauli, Paulo, Pauly, Pavel, Pavle, Pavlo, Pollerd and Pollyrd.

Creative forms:
(male) Pioll, Proll, ..

(female) Polia, Poly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Poll Kase (P.K.), ..

How popular is Poll?

Poll is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#14060 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Paul (#200 last year), Pablo (#393), Pavel, Paulo and Paolo are the prominent alternative forms of Poll (unlisted). These forms of Poll were popular as birth names during 1960-1969 (average #1194) and are now significantly less widespread (#1318, 88%), with the version Paul becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pablo, Paolo, Paul, Paulo, Pavel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Poll is pronounced similarly to Pall, Peal, Peale, Peall, Pealle, Peel, Peele, Pell, Powel and Powell. Other suggested similar names are Bell, Bill, Byll, Coll, Dell, Gall, Gill, Hall, Hill, Joell, Kell, Knoll, Noll, Pali, Perl, Phil, Pollux, Pons, Pope, Sill, Till, Ull and Will. These names tend to be more commonly used than Poll.

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