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Meaning & History
Lithuanian form of Paulus (see Paul) via its Russian form Pavel. Also compare Paulas and Paulius.Known Lithuanian bearers of this name include the figure skater Povilas Vanagas (b. 1970), the soccer player Povilas Lukšys (b. 1979) and the military officer and statesman Povilas Plechavičius (1890-1973).