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22k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Paola

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Boys
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1.4m Paul (Latin)
278k Paula (Latin)
4k Paulo (Portuguese)
3k Paolo (Italian)

How popular is the baby name Paola in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 5 5 0
1955 5 5 0
1958 13 13 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 12 12 0
1962 14 14 0
1963 20 20 0
1964 17 17 0
1965 24 24 0
1966 17 17 0
1967 34 34 0
1968 21 21 0
1969 34 34 0
1970 35 35 0
1971 52 52 0
1972 42 42 0
1973 36 36 0
1974 43 43 0
1975 62 62 0
1976 60 60 0
1977 80 80 0
1978 100 100 0
1979 98 98 0
1980 83 83 0
1981 123 123 0
1982 102 102 0
1983 162 162 0
1984 166 160 6
1985 183 178 5
1986 190 185 5
1987 198 193 5
1988 211 206 5
1989 266 255 11
1990 336 326 10
1991 294 285 9
1992 505 500 5
1993 409 402 7
1994 758 747 11
1995 934 921 13
1996 700 700 0
1997 655 655 0
1998 819 812 7
1999 1,037 1,027 10
2000 998 991 7
2001 1,048 1,040 8
2002 1,010 1,000 10
2003 959 952 7
2004 934 934 0
2005 1,040 1,040 0
2006 1,088 1,088 0
2007 1,027 1,020 7
2008 954 954 0
2009 852 852 0
2010 680 680 0
2011 620 620 0
2012 506 506 0
2013 423 423 0
2014 418 418 0
2015 382 382 0

Fun Facts about the name Paola

  • How many people with the first name Paola have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,913 babies born with the first name Paola in the United States. That's more than enough people named Paola to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Paola? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Paola first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Paola is Sunday, February 13th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Paola born? The highest recorded use of the first name Paola was in 2006 with a total of 1,088 babies. That's a lot of babies named Paola!
  • Random Paola Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Paola is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Paola: Your name in reverse order is Aloap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aolap. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Paola as a first name

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Popularity of Paola as a last name

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Common first names for Paola

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Paola

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

  1. A female given name borrowed from Italian Paola.

Paola was also found in the following language(s): French and Italian

Paola Rey

Paola was born in 1979 as Paola Andrea Rey Arciniegas in San Gil, SantanderColombia.

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Paola Barale

Paola was born in 1967 as Paola Barale in Fossano, Italy.

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Paola Suarez

Paola Suarez is a tennis biography |. Paola was born in 1976.

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Paola Ochoa

Paola was born in 1968.

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Paola Righetti

Paola was born in 1975.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Paola

Paola Andino
Paola Gourley
Paola Mori
Paola Toyos
Paola Turbay
Paola Ks
Paola Longoria
Paola Marino
Paola Moya
Paola Espinosa

Alternative Meanings

Pis for passion, your fire!

Ais for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Ais for able, for you surely are.

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