Meaning and Origin of: Paula
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Girl name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Small
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Portuguese and Spanish : possibly from the female personal name Paula, but more likely from a shortened form of Francisco de Paula, the name of a saint from Paola in Calabria (1416(?)–1507).