Paula
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
PAWL-ə
Meaning
Tiny, petite
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Paula originates in Latin language and means "tiny, petite". It is a feminine form of Paul, ultimately derived from Paulus. In French it is used as a surname as well. It was also the name of a saint, Saint Paula was a follower of Saint Jerome.

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