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The name Paula is of Latin origin, and is a feminine form of Paul.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Paula has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Paula
Use of the Name Paula for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
273,149 175,742 19,414 4,554 2,046 763 408
The table below indicates the number of times the name Paula has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Paula
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18806219  
18816169  
18828806  
188344719  
188463412  
188555416  
188648921  
188744426  
188847628  
188942733  
189043335  
189138344  
189242540  
189339347  
189449134  
189548537  
189642147  
189743845  
189841855  
189946340  
190049747  
190142650  
190249941  
190342457  
190436680  
190541168  
190635090  
190740876  
190840383  
190942476  
191042288  
1911394104  
1912356165  
1913398150  
1914390183  
1915399228  
1916361290  
1917362301  
1918402266  
1919413247  
1920354343  
1921373326  
1922374305  
1923337378  
1924330413  
1925306468  
1926286538  
1927272602  
1928277557  
1929254623  
1930251613  
1931250585  
1932238659  
1933245611  
1934229760  
1935221777  
1936185981  
19371651,210  
19381631,317  
19391591,350  
19401551,374  
19411511,536  
19421361,981  
1943933,040  
1944823,306  
1945673,793  
1946694,723  
1947546,099  
1948526,584  
1949556,566  
1950546,629  
1951517,275  
1952478,568  
1953409,532  
1954389,692  
1955399,574  
1956478,935  
1957498,538  
1958538,025  
1959518,045  
1960558,067  
1961607,734  
1962607,200  
19634210,138  
1964459,500  
1965497,904  
1966507,858  
1967467,695  
1968457,639  
1969506,762  
1970576,041  
1971635,387  
1972724,262  
1973863,505  
1974963,059  
19751072,655  
19761212,254  
19771442,038  
19781511,822  
19791651,691  
19801731,596  
19811861,478  
19822051,324  
19832191,159  
19842301,096  
19852491,015  
1986281875  
1987272898  
1988305808  
1989319795  
1990297940  
1991318849  
1992338772  
1993399631  
1994402624  
1995459551  
1996454552  
1997489504  
1998546456  
1999565445  
2000572454  
2001602417  
2002616412  
2003717355  
2004661408  
Totals:  273,149 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Paula as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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