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Havel

What does Havel mean?

Havel Pronunciation of Havel [hav-el] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and Havel means "small". Havel is a variant form of Paul (Latin).

Associated with: small (little).

Variations

6 related forms via Paul: Pal, Pauel, Pavel, Pavle, Pavlo and Pawel.

Creative forms:
(male) Havley, ..

(female) Haver, Havet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Havel Tobias (H.T.), ..

How popular is Havel?

Havel is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#13806 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Havel (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Paul (#200 in 2015) and Pavel. Other variants, like Pavlo, are seldom used. These forms of Havel reached the peak of their popularity 6 decades ago (usage of 1.26%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.11%, 92%), with the version Paul becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paul, Pavel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Havel is pronounced similarly to Hevel. Other recommended names are Avel, Cadel, Cael, Capel, Carel, Carvel, Dael, Darel, Daviel, Fayvel, Flavel, Gael, Gamel, Gavrel, Haden, Hagen, Hal, Hale, Halen, Haley, Hall, Halver, Hamal, Hamel, Hamell, Hamil, Haniel, Hansel, Hansl, Hanyel, Hanzel, Harel, Harrel, Harve, Harvee, Harvey, Haskel, Haven, Havier, Havin, Haviv, Hawes, Hayes, Hazel, Hazen, Howel, Hywel, Jael, Jamel, Jarel, Kael, Kapel, Karel, Lovel, Manvel, Marvel, Nagel, Pazel, Rafel, Ravel, Sahel and Yael. These names tend to be more frequently used than Havel.

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