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452
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in 2010

Paolo

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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

Fun Facts about the name Paolo

  • How many people with the first name Paolo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,096 babies born with the first name Paolo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Paolo to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Paolo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Paolo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Paolo is Monday, March 13th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Paolo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Paolo was in 2007 with a total of 119 babies.
  • Random Paolo Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Paolo is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 23 babies in California have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Paolo: Your name in reverse order is Oloap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Loopa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Paolo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 452 people with the last name Paolo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Paolo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Paolo as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Paolo as a first name

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Common first names for Paolo

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Paolo U.S.
  White 89.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Paolo

People with the last name Paolo are most frequently White

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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.

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Origin and Meaning of Paolo

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pa"o*lo
An old Italian silver coin, worth about ten cents.

Etymology: It. Cf. Paul

  1. A male given name of Italian origin. English equivalent: Paul.

Paolo was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons With the Name Paolo

Paolo Maldini

Paolo Maldini is a soccer player for the A.C. Milan, Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Paolo was born on June 26th, 1968 in Milan, Italy.

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Paolo Sorrentino

Paolo Sorrentino is a film director and screenwriter. He was most prominent from 1994 to present. Paolo was born on May 31st, 1970 in Naples, Italy.

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Paolo Nutini

Paolo Nutini is a pop rock, blue-eyed soul, folk music, blues, and soul music singer-songwriter and musician. He plays Vocals and guitar. He was most active from 2005 to present. Paolo was given the name Paolo Giovanni Nutini on January 9th, 1987.

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Paolo Di Canio

Paolo Di Canio is a soccer player for the S.S. Lazio, Ternana Calcio, Juventus F.C., S.S.C. Napoli, A.C. Milan, Celtic F.C., Sheffield Wednesday F.C., West Ham United F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., Atletico Roma F.C., and Italy national under-21 football team. Paolo was born on July 9th, 1968 in Rome, Italy.

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Paolo Gentiloni

Paolo Gentiloni is a Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Communications, Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Communications (Italy), and Chamber of Deputies (Italy). Paolo was born on November 22nd, 1954 in Rome.

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Paolo Rossi

Paolo Rossi is a soccer player for the Juventus F.C., Calcio Como, Vicenza Calcio, A.C. Perugia Calcio, A.C. Milan, Hellas Verona F.C., and Italy national football team. Paolo was born on September 23rd, 1956 in Prato.

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  • Paolo Guerrero
    (soccer player)
  • Paolo Veronese
    (artist)
  • Paolo Uccello
    (artist)
  • Paolo Cannavaro
    (soccer player)
  • Paolo Bacigalupi
    (novelist)
  • Paolo Ballesteros
    (actor)
  • Paolo Bettini
    (cyclist)
  • Paolo Montero
    (soccer player)
  • Paolo Conte
    (musician)
  • Paolo Lorenzi
    (famed person)
  • Paolo Soleri
    (architect)
  • Paolo Gregoletto
    (musician)
  • Paolo Hurtado
    (soccer player)
  • Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
    (influential somebody)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Paolo

Connor Paolo

Connor Paolo is an actor. He was most active from 2002 to present. Connor was born on July 11th, 1990 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Veneziano Paolo

Veneziano Paolo is a famous somebody.

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Giannicola di Paolo

Giannicola di Paolo was a leading person. Giannicola was born in Perugia. He died in 1544.

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David R. Paolo

David R. Paolo is an influential somebody. He has been prominent since 1992. David was born on March 3rd, 1968 in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Juddha Paolo

Juddha Paolo is an actor. He was most active from 2003 to present.

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Ezequiel A. Di Paolo

Ezequiel A. Di Paolo is a famous individual. Ezequiel was born in 1970.

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What does the name Paolo mean?

Pis for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

Ais for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

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