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Related names Paul, Paulus

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


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  • 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
  • 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

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