Other Origin(s):Greek, Latin
Meaning:Small; Humble, modest
Pavel is a masculine Slavic name rich in Latin and Greek origins. A lyrical variation of Paul, Pavel ultimately comes from the Greek name Pavlos and also a Latin family name, Paulus, meaning “small,” “humble,” and “modest.” In Christian communities around the globe, Paul remains an incredibly popular name, most likely because of Paul the Apostle. Pavel is a unique and stylish alternative to Paul, helping baby stand out from the rest. Whether you’re honoring your faith or nodding to your Slavic ancestry, Pavel is a studly choice for baby.
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