Paulus

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Roman cognomen

Latin paulus, paullus = 'small', 'little', 'humble' (see also -us) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Paulius
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Paulo
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Paulus
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Poulus
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Finish

See also
Variant forms: Bávllos, Pablo, Páll, Palni, Paolo, Paul, Pauli, Paulinus, Pauls, Pauluse, Pavel, Pavlos, Pay, Povel
Female forms: Paula, Paulina Paulovna
Pet forms: Paatsi, Pake, Patu, Paukku

Combinations

For combinations see PAUL (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Paulus
Genitive: Paulus'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Paulus
Genitive: Pauluksen
Partitive: Paulusta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Paulus
Genitive: Paulus'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Paulus
Genitive: Paulus' / Paulus

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

22 March

Finland Finland

25 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 697 people were named Paulus (percentage of first or only given name: 22 %) [7]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
1215 0 0
n.a.
1215
Sweden Sweden[10]
112 339 0 9 112 330
Greenland Greenland[11]
45 255
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
29
n.a.
0
n.a.
29
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
35
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Paulus (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Paulus (m)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  8. 8.0 8.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no