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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Paulin

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Paulin is of Albanian origin and means "Small and humble".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pau"lin
See Tarpaulin.

Shortening of tarpaulin.

  1. (US, nautical) A tarpaulin.

Notable Persons Named Paulin

Paulin Puel is a soccer player for the OGC Nice, Lille OSC, Olympique Lyonnais, and France national under-19 football team. Paulin was born on May 9th, 1997 in Nice.


Paulin Voavy is a soccer player for the CS Constantine, FC Nantes, US Boulogne, Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C., AS Cannes, and Madagascar national football team. Paulin was born on November 10th, 1987 in Maintirano.


Paulin Bordeleau is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1973 to 1988. Paulin was born on January 29th, 1953 in Rouyn-Noranda.


Paulin was born on April 8th, 1963.


Paulin Talabot was an engineer. Paulin was born on August 18th, 1799 in Limoges. He died on March 21st, 1885.


Paulin Soumanou Vieyra was a film director. He was most prominent from 1954 to 1982. Paulin was born on January 31st, 1925 in Porto-Novo. He passed away on November 4th, 1987.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Paulin

Viveca Paulin is an actress and auctioneer. Viveca was born on April 24th, 1969 in Askim, Sweden.


Scott Paulin is an actor/director and actor. His ongoing career started in 1979. Scott was born on February 13th, 1950 in Steubenville, Ohio.


Thierry was born on November 28th, 1963 in Fort-de-France. He left this life on April 16th, 1989.


Pierre Paulin was a in the field of furniture. Pierre was born on July 9th, 1927. He breathed his last breath on June 13th, 2009.


Bio Paulin is a soccer player for the Persipura Jayapura, RC Lens, Union Douala, Achilles F.C., Mitra Kukar F.C., and Indonesia national football team. Bio was born on April 15th, 1984 in Nanga Eboko.


Amy Paulin is a Member of the New York Assembly from the 88th District and Member of theNew York Assemblyfrom the 88th District. Amy was born on November 29th, 1955 in Brooklyn.


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Popularity of Paulin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Paulin U.S.
  White 64.08% 64.26%
  African American 11.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.22% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 19.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Paulin

People with the last name Paulin are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Paulin

  • How Popular is the name Paulin? Paulin is the 67,261st most popular name of all time. As a last name Paulin was the 8,875th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Paulin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Paulin in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Paulin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Paulin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Paulin is Tuesday, May 20th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Paulin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Paulin was in 1994 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Paulin: Your name in reverse order is Niluap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nalpui. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Paulin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,689 people with the last name Paulin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Paulin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Paulin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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