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What does Paavo mean?

Paavo Pronunciation of Paavo as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Paavo is "small". Paavo is a variant form of Paul (Latin).

ASSOCIATED WITH Pa-, small (little)


OTHER FORMS VIA PAUL Pablo, Pal, Paolo, Pasha, Pauel, Pauli, Paulo, Paulos, Pauly, Pavel, Pavle, Pavlo, Pawel

(male) Pavo, ..

(female) Paana, ..

Paavo Cai (P.C.), ..

How popular is Paavo?

Paavo is a rare given name for men. Paavo is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Pablo (#393 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Paolo, Paul (#200), Paulo and Pavel are the popular related forms of Paavo (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Pauli, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Paavo was well-received among parents 55 years ago (MEDIAN #1194) and is now significantly less (#1318, 88%). (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bravo, Paco and Plato. Like Paavo, these names are not commonly used.

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