US Popularity:1363
Meaning:Small; Humble
The girl’s name Paula has Latin origins and means “small” and “humble.” At first glance, this name might represent baby so well that you’ll imagine you can keep her the same forever. Ironically—or perhaps perfectly—Paula is a diminutive of the Latin surname Paulus. One famous bearer of the name was the physician Gherardo de Paolo, known for being “one of the wisest men of Genoa” in the early 14th century. Although baby won’t always be as small as they used to be, their name will always remind them to keep their humility close at hand, learning all throughout their life.

Paula Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Paula is currently #1418 on The Bump
Girl:Paula is currently #1025 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Paula is currently #1363 in U.S. births
Girl:Paula is currently #706 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 151
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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