Paul Name Meaning & Origin
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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- Nicknames for Paul
Paulie, Pauly, Poli-Wog, Po, Polo, Pistachio, Noodle, Pablo, Paulo, Pablito, Pa-wul, Pete, Pally Wally, Pauly-Pop, Paul-Paul, Bill, Paulus, Paulik, Paolo, Saul, Raul (Puerto Rican), Pascal, Pau, Pawski, Pavel, Paulobo
- Meanings and history of the name Paul
Latin: small, little, humble, modest
- Famous real-life people named Paul
Paul Bowles, American author
Paul Hamm, Olympic gymnast
Paul Cezanne, French Post-Impressionist painter
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Paul McCartney, singer/songwriter, a member of the Beatles
Paul Newman, actor
Paul Revere, American patriot
Paul Robeson, actor/singer/activist
Pauley Shore, comedian
Paul "Bono" Hewson, lead singer of U2
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Paul Walker, Actor
Paul Rudd, Actor
Paul Harvey, radio broadcaster
Paul Simon, singer-songwriter
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- Paul in song, story & screen
Peter, Paul & Mary - folk group of the 1960s.
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New Testament missionary
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