Pauline is a girl’s name with French origins meaning “small.” The name Pauline was a popular choice in France during the 20th century and was also the name of Napoleon Buonaparte's favorite sister. In the literary world, the character Pauline is featured in the Shakespeare play, A Winter’s Tale. Within the play, Pauline is a noblewoman of Sicily and fierce in her defense of Hermione's virtue. Though baby won’t stay small forever, this name has a built in legacy for her even when she’s all grown up.
Pauline Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Pauline is currently #2102 on The Bump
Girl:Pauline is currently #926 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Pauline is currently #5178 in U.S. births
Girl:Pauline is currently #1840 in U.S. births
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