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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #322 most popular

What does the name "Pauline" mean?

Pauline (French): Small

The name "Pauline" is of French origin and it means "Small". It's a name commonly given to girls.

P is for pastimes, for you have many.

A is for able, for you surely are.

U is for unique, your love of life.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Your name in reverse order is "Eniluap". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Neupial". 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 "Pauline" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Pauline? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 226,489 babies born with the name Pauline in the United States. That's more than enough Paulines to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 144 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Pauline" was in 1918 with a total of 7,222 babies. (That's a lot of baby Paulines)

According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Pauline" ranks #40 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 68 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 7,199 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Pauline popular?

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

Celebrities named Pauline

Paulette Goddard

Paulette Goddard is an actress, film producer, dancer, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1926 to 1972. Paulette was born in 1910 as Pauline Goddard Levy (or Marion Goddard Levy or Pauline Marion Levy or Marion Pauline Levy; disputed) in Whitestone Landing, Queens, New York (or Great Neck, Long Island or Manhattan, New York; disputed).


Pauline Ducruet

Pauline was born in 1994 as Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet in Monte Carlo, Monaco.


Pauline Nordin

Pauline was born in 1982.


Pauline Cushman

Pauline Cushman is an actress and union spy. Pauline was born in 1833 as Harriet Wood in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Pauline Yeung

Pauline was born in 1967.


Pauline van Aken

Pauline was born in 1967.


Past life for Pauline born Jun 28, 1961

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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