Gender: Male Origin of Paavo: Finnish variation of Paul Meaning of Paul: Latin, "small"

The name Paavo is a boy's name of Finnish origin. Paavo and is often added to lists like Variations of Paul and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle Name Mania".

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This exotic variation deserves its own listing for a winning combination of distinctiveness and simplicity.

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beachbear Says:


Paavo, Pavel, and Paolo all sound so much more interesting than Paul, somehow.

TiffanyS Says:


Be aware: pavo (one A) means turkey in Spanish.