Paola Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Paola:
Feminine form of Paolo, the Italian cognate of Paul, which is from the Latin Paulus, a name originating as a Roman surname derived from paulus (small).
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Italian and Spanish feminine form of Paul, meaning "little", "smart" and " pretty
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Queen Paola of the Belgians, wife of the current king, Albert II
Paola Espinosa, Mexican synchronized diver, bronze medalist with her partner Tatiana Ortiz
Paola Turbay, Colombian television personality and actress
Paola Pezzo, Italian champion mountain biker
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