The name ‘Paul’ originates from English, Franch, German, and Flemish/Dutch. It is derived from the given name (from the Latin word ‘Paulus’ meaning ‘Small’), which has always beenpopular in Christendom. It was the name adopted by the Pahisee Saul of Tarsus after his conversion to Christianity on the road to Damascus (AD c.34). He was a most energetic missionary to the gentiles in the Roman Empire, and perhaps played a more significant role than any other of Christ’s followers in establishing Christianity as a major world religion. The name was borne by numerous other saints. Variant´s: ‘Paull’, (chiefly Devon and Cornwall), ‘Paule’, ‘Pawle’. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the name ‘Paul’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Stephen Paul’, from Nottinghamshire, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one o… Coat of arms: Argent a …
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