Type Surname (from given name)
Scripts Павлов(Russian, Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. PA-vləf(Russian)  [key·IPA]

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

Other Languages & CulturesBoulos(Arabic) Pavić, Pavičić, Pavlović, Pavletić(Croatian) Paulsen, Poulsen(Danish) Paul, Paulis, Paulissen, Pauwels(Dutch) Paul, Paulson(English) Pauwels(Flemish) Paul(French) Paul, Pohl(German) Pál(Hungarian) Paulauskas(Lithuanian) Pavlovski(Macedonian) Paulsen(Norwegian) Pawlak(Polish) Pavlović(Serbian) Pavlenko(Ukrainian)


Entry updated April 25, 2021