Paulson Family History
Paulson Name Meaning
English (Nottinghamshire): from the Middle English personal name Pole or Poul (from Latin Paulus modern Paul) + -son; see Paul . Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Paulsson: patronymic from the personal name Paul . Compare 3 below. Americanized form of Swedish Påhlsson or Pålsson: patronymic from the personal name På(h)l Swedish form of Paul . Compare 2 above. Americanized form of North German Danish and Norwegian Paulsen and Poulsen cognates of 2 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press