DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Poul

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Paul.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 65 832 males with the given name Poul have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Poul m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Poul: Poulsson
  • daughter of Poul: Poulsdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Poul
Accusative Poul
Dative Pouli
Genitive Pouls

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German pfāl, ultimately from Latin pālus, possibly via a Proto-Germanic intermediate. Cognate with German Pfahl, Dutch paal, English pole, Swedish påle.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Poul m (plural Péil)

  1. stake
  2. post

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French Paul, brought to England by the Normans, itself from Latin Paulus.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Poul

  1. A male given name from Old French.
    • Geoffrey Chaucer: Canterbury Tales: Prologue:
      And ran to Londoun unto Seinte Poules

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Paul