Paola

Paola - A very unique female name



  Mar 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Paola appeared on the charts for the first time in 1958 on position #1981. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Paola and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Paola? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Paola. The baby girl name Paola was given to 457 baby girls in 2012, ranking #587 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,092 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Paola peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1995 on position 300.



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Paola is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Paola is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #310 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #1,033.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Paola is where you live.


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Paola origin and meaning

Paola is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Paola, pop culture references for the name Paola and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Paola

We've found the following names that sound similar to Paola, sorted by popularity.

Paula / Polly / Paul / Payal / Pollie / Pola / Pahola / Pabla / Pablo / Pella /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012587
2011480
2010448
2009381
2008353
2007327
2006305
2005311
2004345
2003333
2002310
2001308
2000321
1999304
1998359
1997404
1996383
1995300
1994352
1993573
1992487
1991697
1990637
1989712
1988766
1987793
1986787
1985787
1984823
1983792
19821041
1981937
19801171
19791106
19781003
19771135
19761296
19751292
19741591
19731755
19721558
19711407
19701988
19691790
19682098
19671625
19651963
19642053
19632522
19581981

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas310
California324
New Mexico351
Florida407
Illinois466
Colorado513
Tennessee555
Iowa599
New Jersey620
Virginia622
Washington678
Maryland682
New York724
Arizona771
Massachusetts784
Indiana860
North Carolina868
Wisconsin899
Georgia1032
Michigan1033

Even more about Paola


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Paola a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Paola?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1995
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Paola
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,092
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1958
2012 births +457

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