Meaning and Origin of: Pol

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Little one

Family name origins & meanings

  • Catalan and Occitan : from the personal name Pol, equivalent to Paul.
  • Dutch : topographic name for someone who lived by a grassy mound, from Middle Dutch pol‘tussock’.
  • German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant ofPohl.
  • Polish : ethnic name or regional name meaning ‘Pole’ (see Polak).
  • Polish : from a shortened or reduced form of any of several personal name containing the syllable-pol-, e.g. Polikarp, Hipolit, or Leopold.