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since 1880

Paolo

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Small
  • #4988 All Time
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How popular is the baby 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 56 0 56
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 84 0 84
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 56 0 56
2014 68 0 68
2015 57 0 57

Want to know about the popularity of the Paolo baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,096 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 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Paolo" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 104 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Paolo popular?

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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.

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 Di Canio

Paolo Di Canio is a football biography. Paolo was born in 1968 in Rome, 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 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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Other Inspirations for the Name Paolo

Paolo Ballesteros
Paolo Nutini
Paolo Porpora
Paolo Porpora Flowers
Paolo Sebastian
Paolo Bacigalupi
Paolo Canevari
Paolo Guerrero

Alternative Meanings

P is for popular, that you are!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

L is for love, your love of life!

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 "Oalpo". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Paolo born Nov 25, 1925

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 Thailand approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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