Pauline

Pauline - A very unique female name



  Jan 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Pauline, meaning small, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #42. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Pauline and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Pauline? 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 Pauline. The baby girl name Pauline was given to 26 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2677 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 54,356 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Pauline peaked in popularity 102 years ago in 1915 on position 32.



Famous with this name

Pauline Lynch
Pauline Gouzenne
Pauline Brunius


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Pauline is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Pauline is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,563 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,587.

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 Pauline is where you live.


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Pauline origin and meaning

Pauline is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means small. To see famous people named Pauline, pop culture references for the name Pauline and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Pauline

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

Paulina / Philomena / Paloma / Palma / Polina / Palmina / Pualani / Paulene / Pluma / Pollyanna /

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
20122677
20112905
20103129
20092861
20082977
20072123
20062027
20051861
20041725
20031375
20021443
20011472
20001274
19991223
19981267
1997958
19961010
1995947
1994864
1993838
1992927
1991749
1990775
1989757
1988864
1987832
1986812
1985753
1984708
1983703
1982702
1981628
1980651
1979633
1978571
1977608
1976540
1975528
1974464
1973445
1972423
1971397
1970386
1969357
1968334
1967331
1966316
1965308
1964284
1963281
1962302
1961266
1960268
1959249
1958247
1957228
1956220
1955219
1954210
1953196
1952184
1951180
1950162
1949155
1948145
1947137
1946131
1945125
1944124
1943112
1942112
1941108
1940104
1939105
193896
193787
193682
193580
193471
193363
193259
193156
193052
192950
192848
192742
192639
192538
192438
192337
192236
192137
192036
191936
191835
191733
191633
191532
191434
191335
191238
191138
191042

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1563
California1587

Even more about Pauline


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 Pauline 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 Pauline?

2 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
1915
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Pauline
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 54,356
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +26

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