[ 3 syll. pau-li-na, pa-ul-ina ] The baby girl name Paulina is pronounced as Pao-LIYN-ah (English) or Paw-LIY-Naa (Polish, Spanish) †. Paulina is largely used in English, German, and Slavic, and it is derived from Latin origins. Paulina is a variant transcription of the name Paula (English, French, German, Polish, and Spanish).
Paulina is a classic favorite. Currently it is still a somewhat popular baby name for girls, though not to the extent it was before. The name's popularity increased from the 1980s up to the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2002, 0.042% of baby girls were named Paulina. Its ranking then was #363. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity. In 2018, its usage was 0.016% and its ranking #918. Out of the group of girl names directly related to Paulina, Paula was the most frequently used. In 2018, it was 17% more commonly used than Paulina.
Baby names that sound like Paulina include Pauliina, Pawlina, Palani, Palemona, Palmina, Paloma, Palomah, Paolina, Papilon, Paulena, Paulinique, Pavleena, Pavliena, Pavlina, Pavlinka, Pellonia, Peloma, Pelonia, Polina, and Pollyanne.
† Pronunciation for Paulina: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"