Pål: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Pål

Pål

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Origin of the name Paul:

From the Latin Paulus, which originated as a Roman family name derived from paulus (small). Paul was the adopted name of Saul of Tarsus, a Jewish Roman citizen converted to Christianity by a vision of Christ which blinded him for several days. He became one of the great missionary apostles and authored several New Testament epistles. Paul is regarded as cofounder of the Christian Church.

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The Norwegian version of Paul, which can also be spelled "Paal".

Currently it is the sixty-sixth most popular boy's name in Norway.

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"Small" or "humble".

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Pål Lydersen, Norwegian former soccer player
Pål Pot Pamparius, Norwegian band member
Pål Skjønberg, Norwegian actor
Pål Trulsen, Norwegian curler
Pål Tyldum, former Norwegian cross-country skier

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