See also: paula

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paula, feminine form of Paulus (Paul).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paula

  1. A female given name from Latin.
    • 1977 Ruth Rendell, A Judgement in Stone, Vintage Books (2000), →ISBN, pages 106-107:
      Names are fascinating, aren't they? I love mine. I think my parents had very good taste calling us Peter and Paula and Melinda.

Usage notesEdit

  • Rather rare in English until early twentieth century. Before that, Paulina and Pauline were the normal English feminine forms of Paul.

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DanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paula.

Proper nounEdit

Paula

  1. A female given name from Latin

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paula.

Proper nounEdit

Paula

  1. A female given name.

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paula f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Paula: Pauluson
  • daughter of Paula: Pauludóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Paula
Accusative Paulu
Dative Paulu
Genitive Paulu

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paula. First recorded in the 16th century. By folk etymology sometimes associated with Finnish paula (cord, ribbon).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑu̯lɑ/, [ˈpɑu̯lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑulɑ
  • Syllabification: Pau‧la

Proper nounEdit

Paula

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Paula (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Paula Paulat
genitive Paulan Paulojen
partitive Paulaa Pauloja
illative Paulaan Pauloihin
singular plural
nominative Paula Paulat
accusative nom. Paula Paulat
gen. Paulan
genitive Paulan Paulojen
Paulainrare
partitive Paulaa Pauloja
inessive Paulassa Pauloissa
elative Paulasta Pauloista
illative Paulaan Pauloihin
adessive Paulalla Pauloilla
ablative Paulalta Pauloilta
allative Paulalle Pauloille
essive Paulana Pauloina
translative Paulaksi Pauloiksi
instructive Pauloin
abessive Paulatta Pauloitta
comitative Pauloineen
Possessive forms of Paula (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Paulani Paulamme
2nd person Paulasi Paulanne
3rd person Paulansa

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paula.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paula

  1. A female given name

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LatinEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paula f (genitive Paulae); first declension

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Paula Paulae
Genitive Paulae Paulārum
Dative Paulae Paulīs
Accusative Paulam Paulās
Ablative Paulā Paulīs
Vocative Paula Paulae

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1878. From Latin Paula.

Proper nounEdit

Paula f

  1. A female given name.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Paula was the only given name of 1745 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paula. Used since the end of the 19th century.

Proper nounEdit

Paula

  1. A female given name.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Paula.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paula f

  1. A female given name from Latin, equivalent to English Paula
    Synonym: Paulinha (diminutive)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paula. Feminine form of Pablo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaula/, [ˈpau̯.la]
  • Rhymes: -au̯la
  • Hyphenation: Pau‧la

Proper nounEdit

Paula f

  1. A female given name

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paula via German. First recorded in Sweden in 1842.

Proper nounEdit

Paula c (genitive Paulas)

  1. A female given name from Latin

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