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What does Poll mean?

Poll Pronunciation of 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)


VARIANTS Poul, Pol, Pawel, Pauel, Pal

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA PAUL, POLLARD Pablo, Paolo, Pauli, Paulo, Pauly, Pavel, Pavle, Pavlo, Pollerd, Pollyrd



Poll Davion (P.D.), ..

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?

Paul (#234 LAST YEAR), Pablo (#420), Paulo (#1758), Paolo and Pavel 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 (#1282, 89%), with the version Paul becoming somewhat outmoded. (TOP 2000 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

Poll is pronounced similarly to Pall, Peal, Peale, Peall, Pealle, Peel, Peele, Pell, Powel and Powell. Other suggested similar-sounding 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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