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Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 7 (Ranked #3833).

What does the name "Paolo" mean?

Paolo (Italian): Small

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

P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Your name in reverse order is "Oloap". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aoopl". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Paolo" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 73 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Paolo

Paolo Maldini

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


Paolo Rossi

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


Paolo Di Canio

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


Paolo Cannavaro

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


Paolo Montero

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


Paolo Seganti

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


Past life for Paolo born Oct 12, 1943

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 Yukon approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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