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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Paulus

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Alt. Meaning

P is for playful, the fun side of you.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

U is for unique, your love of life.

L is for luster, your shine.

U is for useful, always to others.

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Notable Persons Named Paulus

Paul Polman is a businessman. He holds the title CEO of Unilever and CEO ofUnilever. His ongoing career started in 1979. Paul was given the name Paulus Gerardus Josephus Maria Polman on July 11th, 1956 in Enschede, Netherlands.


Paulus Arajuuri is a soccer player for the Lech Poznań, FC Honka, IFK Mariehamn, Kalmar FF, Finland national under-21 football team, and Finland national football team. Paulus was born on June 15th, 1988 in Helsinki.


Paul Cox is a film director. Paul was given the name Paulus Henriqus Benedictus Cox on April 16th, 1940 in Netherlands.


Paulus Potter was an artist in the field of painting. Paulus was born Paulus Potter on November 20th, 1625 in Enkhuizen. He died on January 17th, 1654.


Paulus Hector Mair was a civil service and civil servant. Paulus was born in 1517 in Augsburg. He breathed his last breath in 1579.


Paulus is also known as Paul Alvarus, Paul Albar, and Alvaró de Córdoba. He left this life in 861.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Paulus

Friedrich Paulus is a military person.


Caroline Paulus is an actor, model (people), singing, actress, fashion model, and singer. Caroline was born on March 1st, 1959 in Villeneuve-sur-Lot.


Greg Paulus is a basketball player. Greg was born on July 3rd, 1986 in Medina, Ohio.


Diane Paulus is a director. Diane was born in 1966 in New York City.


Stephen was born on August 24th, 1949 in Summit, New Jersey. He died on October 19th, 2014.


Norma Paulus is a Superintendent of Public Instruction of Oregon, Secretary of State of Oregon, Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Oregon Secretary of State. Norma was born on March 13th, 1933 in Belgrade, Nebraska.


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Popularity of Paulus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Paulus U.S.
  White 92.11% 64.26%
  African American 1.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Paulus

People with the last name Paulus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Paulus

  • How Popular is the name Paulus? Paulus is the 61,319th most popular name of all time. As a last name Paulus was the 6,551st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Paulus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21 babies born with the first name Paulus in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Paulus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1929 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Paulus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Paulus is Monday, January 24th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Paulus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Paulus was in 1965 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Paulus: Your name in reverse order is Suluap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ulsaup. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Paulus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,171 people with the last name Paulus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Paulus? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Paulus as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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