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Paul
Given Name

Gender Male
Meaning Small
Origin Latin
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Paul is a common English name, derived from Paulus, a nomen of ancient Rome, while also appearing as the cognomen for other Romans. It may also refer to the following: For other uses, see Latins and Latin (disambiguation). ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ... Paul is a common English name for males. ... In the Roman naming convention used in ancient Rome, male names typically contain three proper nouns which are classified as praenomen (or given name), nomen gentile (or Gens name) and cognomen. ... Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew from a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula circa the 9th century BC to a massive empire straddling the Mediterranean Sea. ... The cognomen (name known by in English) was originally the third name of a Roman in the Roman naming convention. ...

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Roman and Byzantine empire

Julius Paulus (second century AD), also known as Paulus or Paul, was an influential Roman jurist whose writings feature prominently in Justinians Digest. ... Paulus was the name of an imperial notary, or senior civil servant, whose cruelty was infamous throughout the Roman and medieval world. ... Lucius Aemilius Paulus Macedonicus (229 BC-160 BC) was a Roman general and politician. ... Paulus Alexandrinus was an astrological author from the late Roman Empire. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Paulus Aegineta. ...

Christianity

Saints

  • Paul the Apostle from Tarsus, or Saint Paul, early Christian missionary and author of numerous letters of the New Testament of the Christian Bible (AD 3-10 — 62-68)
  • See Saint Paul (disambiguation), for other saints named "Paul", and places named after them

St. ... The name Saint Paul may refer to one of several possible meanings or references, though it is most commonly used to refer to the Biblical Paul of Tarsus. ...

Popes

Pope Paul has been the name of six Roman Catholic Popes: Pope Paul I (757–767) Pope Paul II (1464–1471) Pope Paul III (1534-1549) Pope Paul IV (1555-1559) Pope Paul V (1605-1621) Pope Paul VI (1963-1978) See also: Pope John Paul I and Pope John... Paul I was Pope from May 29, 757- June 28, 767. ... Paul II, cardinal-nephew of Eugene IV, who was cardinal-nephew of Gregory XII. Paul II (February 23, 1417 – July 26, 1471), born Pietro Barbo, was Pope from 1464 until his death in 1471. ... Pope Paul III with his cardinal-nephew Alessandro Cardinal Farnese (left) and his other grandson (right), Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma Pope Paul III (February 29, 1468 – November 10, 1549), born Alessandro Farnese, was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1534 to his death 1549. ... Pope Paul IV (June 28, 1476 – August 18, 1559), né Giovanni Pietro Carafa, was Pope from May 23, 1555 until his death. ... Paul V, né Camillo Borghese (Rome, September 17, 1552 – January 28, 1621) was Pope from May 16, 1605 until his death. ... This article cites very few or no references or sources. ...

Other

Paulus Jovius is the Latin name of Paolo Giovio (b. ... Paul the Deacon (c. ...

Notable Pauls

Paul is a common English name for males. ...

Places

This is where Dolly Pentrieth, reputedly and disputedly, the last native speaker of Cornish lived. ... Paul is a city located in Minidoka County, Idaho. ...

Other uses

  • Ahluwalia, where Paul is an alternative name for this community of Punjab
  • Paul (Pokémon), a fictional character
  • Paul (bakery), a bakery franchise based in France
  • Paul (song), by the German punk band Die Ärzte
  • St. Paul (oratorio), a work by Felix Mendelssohn originally entitled 'Paulus' (in its German version)
  • Paul is dead, conspiracy theory
Jassa Singh Ahluwalias Samadhi near Burj Baba Atal Sahib, Amritsar Ahluwalia Fort Ahluwalia is one of twelve Sikh Misls, or fighting clans, founded by baron Jassa Singh Ahluwalia in mid-eigteenth century Punjab. ... Paul, known in Japan as Shinji ) is a human character from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media, created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... Paul is a punk song by Die Ärzte. ... St. ... Paul McCartney Dead: The Great Hoax, a magazine reporting on the rumours concerning McCartney. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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Paul of Tarsus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (6377 words)
Paul is described in the New Testament as a Hellenized Jew and Roman citizen from Tarsus (in present-day Turkey).
Paul merely mentions that he preached in Syria and Cilicia (Gal 1:18–20); and though Acts states that Paul later "went through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the churches" (15:41), it does not explicitly state that these were churches founded by Paul on a previous journey.
Paul believed the advantage of the Jews was their being entrusted with the oracles of heaven, and that the law was upon them.
Paul McCartney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5966 words)
Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born June 18, 1942) is a British singer, musician and songwriter, who first came to prominence as a member of The Beatles.
James Paul McCartney was born at Walton Hospital in northern Liverpool, where his mother had worked as a nurse, and where his brother, Michael McCartney (also a performer, whose stage name is Mike McGear), was born a year later.
Paul and Heather's first child, Beatrice Milly, was born on 28 October 2003.
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