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What does Pavlo mean?

Pavlo Pronunciation of Pavlo [pavlo] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Pavlo is "small". Pavlo is a variant form of Paul (Latin).

Associated with: small (little).


23 related forms via Paul: Havel, Paavo, Pablo, Pal, Paolo, Pasha, Pauel, Pauli, Paulie, Paulin, Paulino, Paulo, Paulos, Paulson, Paulus, Pauly, Pavel, Pavle, Pavlik, Pawel, Pol, Poll and Poul.

Creative forms:
(male) Padvlo, Pavloi, ..

(female) Palo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pavlo Broderick (P.B.), ..

How popular is Pavlo?

Pavlo is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#89172 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Pablo (#393 from current records), Paolo, Paul (#200), Paulo and Pavel are the popular related forms of Pavlo (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Pavlik, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Pavlo was at its peak during 1960-1969 (usage of 1.3%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.1%, 88%), with the version Paul becoming less fashionable. (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 names are Carlo, Gallo, Galo, Harlo, Karlo, Lallo, Lalo, Laslo, Lazlo, Pablos, Paco, Pali, Pall, Philo and Saulo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pavlo.

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