- Paul is a male name.
An example of Paul is the famous actor with the last name Newman.
Paul definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin Paulus (or Classical Greek Paulos), Romans; Roman surname, probably ; from paulus, small: akin to paucus, few
- (original name Saul) (died 67?); a Jew of Tarsus who became the Apostle of Christianity to the Gentiles: author of several Letters in the New Testament: his day is June 29also Saint Paul
- 1754-1801: czar of Russia (1796-1801): son of Catherine II & Peter III
- (born Alessandro Farnese) 1468-1549; pope (1534-49)
- (born Giovanni Battista Montini) 1897-1978; pope (1963-78)
Paul definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Saint A.D. 5?-67?
- Paulˈine adjective
, Alice 1885-1977.
photographed in 1920
Paul - Cultural Definition
Ancient Christian preacher and teacher; along with the Apostle Peter, one of the foremost leaders of the early Christian Church. Paul, originally called Saul, was at first an enemy and persecutor of the early Christians. As he rode to Damascus one day, seeking to suppress the Christians there, a strong light from heaven blinded him, and God spoke to him; after this experience, Saul became a Christian. Going by the Greek name Paul, he spent the rest of his life bringing the gospel to the peoples of the ancient world. The New Testament includes his many epistles (letters) to the early Christian communities.