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Gender: Female Meaning of Paulette: "small" Origin of Paulette: French, feminine diminutive of Paul

The name Paulette is a girl's name of French origin meaning "small". Paulette and is often added to lists like Film Noir Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Emigrated to the U. S. in the 1930s; its visa is now long expired.

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Famous People Named Paulette

Paulette Goddard, American actress and one time wife of Charlie Chaplin
Paulette Emma Marie Dubost, French actress
Paulette Tenae Carlson, American country music singer-songwriter of band Highway 101
Paulette Goto, American pastry chef and TV personality
Paulette Marcia Cooper, American author
Paulette Bernège, French journalist and author
Paulette Poujol-Oriol, Haitian author, actress and educator
Paulette Nardal, Martinican author and journalist
Paulette Tavormina, American photographer

Pop Culture References for the name Paulette

Paulette Bonafonte, manicurist in "Legally Blonde"
Paulette Roland, character from "Call the Midwife"
Paulette Bolton, lead character in the 2016 TV movie "Backstabbed"