PayPal etymology

English word PayPal comes from English pay, English pal

Detailed word origin of PayPal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pay English (eng) (ambitransitive) To discharge, as a debt or other obligation, by giving or doing what is due or required.. (intransitive) To be profitable or worth the effort.. (intransitive) To discharge an obligation or debt.. (intransitive) To suffer consequences.. (transitive) To be profitable for.. (transitive) To give (something else than money).. (transitive) To give money or other compensation to in [...]
pal English (eng) (colloquial) A friend, buddy, mate, cobber, someone to hang around with. Be friends with, hang around with.
PayPal English (eng) A US company that operates a worldwide online payment system.