Paul as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Paul?

We estimate that there are 840,309 people named Paul who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Paul is the 27th most common for men, and the 38th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Paul?

The average person named Paul is 54.77 years old.

Is Paul a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,351 people named Paul were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 256th most popular name for boys, and the 487th most popular overall.

The popularity of Paul peaked between 1930–1931, when it was the 12th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Paul a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Paul is almost exclusively a male name. 99.6% of people named Paul are male.

Popularity of Paul in England

In 2020, Paul was the 384th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.