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What does Poul mean?

Poul Pronunciation of Poul as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the name Poul means "small". Poul is an alternate spelling of Paul (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH small (little)


VARIANTS Poll, Pol, Pawel, Pauel, Pal

RELATIONS VIA PAUL Pablo, Paolo, Pauli, Paulie, Paulin, Paulo, Paulos, Paulus, Pauly, Pavel, Pavle, Pavlo



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How popular is Poul?

Poul is a rare given name for males. Poul is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Paul (#234 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Pablo (#420), Paulo (#1758), Paolo and Pavel are the prominent variation forms of Poul (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other forms, like Paulus, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Poul was common during 1960-1969 (MEDIAN #1194) and is now much lower (#1282, DOWN 89%), with the form Paul going out of style. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

Poul is pronounced similarly to Pall, Peal, Peale, Peall, Peel, Peele, Pell, Powel and Powell. Other recommended sound-alike names are Jul, Perl, Phil, Pius, Pons, Pope, Raoul, Raul, Roul and Saul. These names tend to be more commonly used than Poul.

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