Paolo
Origin/Usage
Italian, Latin
Pronunciation
POW-lo
Meaning
Tiny, petite
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Paolo is an Italian variant of Paul. Paul originates in Latin language and means "tiny, petite". As a masculine given name it has been popular over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. This was the name of several saints, popes and rulers. More recently, the famous bearers include the English musician Paul McCartney, and the American actor Paul Newman. Paul functions as a surname as well.

Famous Paolos

Paolo Barison - soccer player
Paolo Lorenzi - tennis player
Paolo Montalban - actor

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