Gender: Female Pronunciation: pah-OH-lah, POW-lah Origin of Paola: Italian and Spanish variation of Paula Meaning of Paula: Feminine variation of Paul, "small" Paola's Popularity in 2019: #930

Paola Origin and Meaning

The name Paola is a girl's name of Italian origin.

Paola is the Latinate version of Paula. Its exotic sound could make it more appealing than the English standard.

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Pop Culture References for the name Paola

Pala, Paulana, Paviana, Pauleta


Daiseymae Says:


I would like it better if it were pronounced pay-oh-la.