Pauline

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French Pauline, in turn from Latin Paulina; in regular use since the nineteenth century.

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Pauline

  1. A female given name.
    • 1987 Betty Keller, Pauline: A Biography of Pauline Johnson, Formac Publ. Co. (1989), ISBN 088780151X, page 19:
      The youngest child of George and Emily Johnson was named Emily after her mother, and Pauline in honor of the only sibling of Emperor Napoleon of France, whose life was the object of George Johnson's consuming interest. - - - To make his point clearer, however, he always called her Pauline, reducing her first name to a preliminary initial. Her friends and siblings called her Paul or Polly.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Paul + -ine.

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Adjective[edit]

Pauline (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the Apostle Paul, his writings, his doctrines, and the form of Christianity that arose from them.
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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Pauline

  1. A female given name derived from Paulina.

French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Pauline f

  1. A female given name derived from Latin Paulina.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Pauline

  1. A female given name derived from Paulina.