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in the U.S.
since 1880

Paolo

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Small
  • #4962 All Time
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1.4m Paul (Latin)
278k Paula (Latin)
22k Paola (Italian)
4k Paulo (Portuguese)

How popular is the name "Paolo" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 5 0 5
1914 5 0 5
1920 6 0 6
1921 5 0 5
1922 5 0 5
1926 6 0 6
1959 9 0 9
1960 9 0 9
1961 14 0 14
1962 15 0 15
1963 16 0 16
1964 22 0 22
1965 22 0 22
1966 24 0 24
1967 23 0 23
1968 30 0 30
1969 30 0 30
1970 44 0 44
1971 30 0 30
1972 43 0 43
1973 41 0 41
1974 32 0 32
1975 24 0 24
1976 28 0 28
1977 40 0 40
1978 28 0 28
1979 30 0 30
1980 33 0 33
1981 41 0 41
1982 37 0 37
1983 55 0 55
1984 41 0 41
1985 61 0 61
1986 38 0 38
1987 38 0 38
1988 42 0 42
1989 63 0 63
1990 58 0 58
1991 69 0 69
1992 49 0 49
1993 55 0 55
1994 62 0 62
1995 64 0 64
1996 72 0 72
1997 59 0 59
1998 69 0 69
1999 83 0 83
2000 85 0 85
2001 87 0 87
2002 101 0 101
2003 95 0 95
2004 113 0 113
2005 102 0 102
2006 104 0 104
2007 119 0 119
2008 98 0 98
2009 104 0 104
2010 77 0 77
2011 73 0 73
2012 80 0 80
2013 55 0 55
2014 67 0 67

Want to know about the populiarty of Paolo? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,035 babies born with the name Paolo in the United States. That's more than enough Paolos to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Paolo" was in 2007 with a total of 119 babies.

According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Paolo" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1968. Across the entire United States a total of only 30 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Paolo popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Paolo in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Paolo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Paolo as well as things modernly associated with the name Paolo such as celebrities named Paolo.

Italian

Origin and Meaning of Paolo

The name "Paolo" is of Italian origin, and it means "Small". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Paolo Maldini

Paolo Maldini is a football biography. Paolo was born in 1968 in Milan, Italy.

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Paolo Rossi

Paolo Rossi is a football biography. Paolo was born in 1956 in Prato, Italy.

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Paolo Di Canio

Paolo Di Canio is a football biography. Paolo was born in 1968 in Rome, Italy.

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Paolo Cannavaro

Paolo Cannavaro is a football biography. Paolo was born in 1981 in Naples, Italy.

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Paolo Montero

Paolo Montero is a football biography. Paolo was born in 1971 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Paolo Seganti

Paolo Seganti is an actor. Paolo was born in 1965 in Rovereto, Trentino, Italy.

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Alternative Meanings

P is for passion, your fire!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

L is for love, everlasting.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Your name in reverse order is "Oloap". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aopol". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Paolo born Oct 9, 2007

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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