Pavel (Bulgarian, Russian and Macedonian: Павел, Czech, Slovene, Romanian: Pavel, Polish: Paweł, Ukrainian: Павло, Pavlo) is a male given name. It is a Slavic cognate of the name Paul (derived from the Greek Pavlos).[1][2] Pavel may refer to:

Other names
Related namesPaul, Paulus


Given nameEdit


  • Ágoston Pável (1886–1946), Hungarian Slovene writer, poet, ethnologist, linguist and historian
  • Andrei Pavel (born 1974), Romanian tennis coach and former professional tennis player
  • Claudia Pavel (born 1984), Romanian pop singer and dancer also known as Claudia Cream
  • Elisabeth Pavel (born 1990), Romanian basketball player
  • Ernst Pavel, Romanian sprint canoeist who competed in the early 1970s
  • Harry Pavel (born 1951), German wheelchair curler, 2018 Winter Paralympian
  • Marcel Pavel (born 1959), Romanian folk singer
  • Pavel Pavel (born 1957), Czech engineer and experimental archaeologist
  • Petr Pavel (born 1961), Czech Army general, former Chief of the General Staff and, as of 2015, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee
  • Szarlota Pawel (1950–2018), Polish comic book artist

Fictional charactersEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ - Origin and Meaning of Pavel
  2. ^ " - Origin and Meaning of Paul". Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2009-03-16.