Paulsen


Paulsen

Family name
name = Paulsen


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meaning = "son of Paul"
region = Latin
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related names =Paulson
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Paulsen is a Scandinavian patronymic
surname, from the given name Paul prefix, of Latin origin, itself derived from "Paulus", meaning "small". There are over 200 varied spellings of the surname, including the English language version, "Paulson". While Paulsen is a common surname, it is rare as a given name. People with the name Paulsen include:

* August Paulsen (born 1871), Danish businessman
* Axel Paulsen (1855–1938), Norwegian figure skater
* Friedrich Paulsen (1846–1908), German philosopher
* Gary Paulsen (born 1939), American writer
* Jan Paulsen (born 1935), President of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
* Kai Paulsen (1947–2002), Norwegian journalist
* Louis Paulsen (1833–1891), German chess player
* Marit Paulsen (born 1939), Swedish politician
* Pat Paulsen (1927–1997), American comedian
* Rob Paulsen (born 1956), American voice actor
* Tiffany Paulsen, Canadian politician

ee also

* Paulson
* Paulsson


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