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TypeSurname (from given name)
ScriptsПавлов RussianBulgarian

Meaning & History

Means "son of PAVEL". A famous bearer of this surname was the Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936), known for his discovery of the conditioned reflex.

Related Names

VariantPavlovsky Russian
Other Languages & CulturesBoulos Arabic Pavić, Pavlović, Pavletić Croatian Poulsen Danish Paul, Pauwels Dutch Paul, Paulson English Pauwels Flemish Paul French Paul, Pawlitzki German Pavlovski Macedonian Pavlović Serbian
Entry updated December 8, 2017