Pazol is a surname. It is mostly attributed to a spelling variation of the shtetl, Pazelva near Želva in Lithuania, located at 55°13' / 25°06'. Named Pazelva in Yiddish, the common language of its residents, its name is Podzelva in Hebrew. Želva is 14 miles east of the city Ukmergė. Maps indicate that nearby is a location named Pazelviai.
Pronunciation of the name has a wide variation. Spelling variations include Pazel, Bazall, Basil, and Pasel.
- Weiss, Steven, ed./transl. Zelva (Lithuania) Yizkor List by Menachem (Mendel) Charit, JewishGen, 1999.
- How Far Is It?, indo.com
- Map of 55°13' / 25°06', Google Maps. accessed: 20 September 2011.