Of Latin origin.

Feminine form of the name Paul.

From an ancient Roman family name Paulus.

Deriving from the Latin adjective that means small.

Saint Paula, also known as Saint Paula of Rome, is the patroness of the Order of Saint Jerome.

Masculine forms of the name are: Paul, Pablo, Paulinha, Paulo, Pau, Pawel.

Other forms of the name are: Paola, Paulette, Pauline.

Paula is a popular name in Croatia and Spain.

Famous bearers are Paula Abdul, Paula Patton, Paula Radcliffe, Paula Malcomson, Paula Marshall, Paula Pequeno.

Paula Abdul is an American singer, choreographer: