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Pavla

What does Pavla mean?

Pavla Pronunciation of Pavla [pavla] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and Pavla means "small". Pavla is a variant form of Paula (Latin): feminine of Paul.

Associated with: small (little).

Variations

12 alternative forms via Paula: Paola, Paolina, Paule, Pauli, Paulie, Paulina, Paulita, Paulla, Pauly, Pavia, Pola and Polly.

Creative forms:
(female) Parvla, Payvla, ..

(male) Palo, Paval, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pavla Adyson (P.A.), ..

How popular is Pavla?

Pavla is an uncommon given name for women. Pavla is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Pavla (outside Top 2000) are Paola (#734 via latest list), Paulina (#878), Paula (#889), Polly and Paulita. Other forms, like Paulie, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Pavla was widespread 65 years ago (average #1288) and has become significantly reduced since, with forms such as Paola becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paola, Paula, Paulina, Paulita, Polly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paulina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Baila, Bayla, Caela, Caila, Cala, Calla, Carla, Cayla, Dalla, Darla, Dayla, Earla, Gaila, Gala, Galla, Gayla, Hala, Jayla, Kaala, Kaela, Kahla, Kaila, Kala, Kalla, Karla, Katla, Kayla, Laela, Laila, Lala, Lalla, Layla, Mala, Marla, Naila, Padma, Pali, Palila, Pallas, Pallma (see Palma), Palma, Pama, Pamala, Pamela, Pania, Panya, Pasha, Pavlina, Paza, Pazia, Pearla, Pella, Perla, Phila, Raula, Rayla, Tayla, Vala and Valla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pavla.

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