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Pauli (girl)

What does Pauli mean?

Pauli Pronunciation of Pauli as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Pauli) is a Latin name, and the meaning of Pauli is "small". Pauli is an alternate form of Paula (Latin): feminine of Paul.


ASSOCIATED WITH small (little)


VARIANTS Polly, Pollie, Pola, Pauly, Paulla, Paulie, Paola

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA PAULA Paolina, Paule, Paulina, Pauline, Paulita, Pavia, Pavla

(female) Paili, ..

(male) Pauell, ..

Pauli Santana (P.S.), ..

How popular is Pauli?

Pauli is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#15269 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Paola (#963 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Paula (#793), Paulina (#918), Pauline, Paulita, Pollie and Polly are the popular varying forms of Pauli (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Paule, are uncommon. These forms of Pauli reached the top of their popularity in the 1910s (AVERAGE #1095) and have become significantly less popular since (#1524, 92% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Pauline becoming less in vogue. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paola, Paula, Paulina, Pauline, Paulita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pollie, Polly in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Pauli is alike in pronunciation to Pali, Pelia, Pella, Poli and Polli. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bali, Cali, Calli, Carli, Hali, Halli, Harli, Juli, Kaeli, Kahli, Kaili, Kali, Kalli, Karli, Kayli, Lali, Magli, Mali, Patti, Salli, Tali and Valli. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pauli.

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