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Definitions for Pavlov
ˈpæv lɒf, -lɔfpavlov

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pavlov, Ivan Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich Pavlovnoun

    Russian physiologist who observed conditioned salivary responses in dogs (1849-1936)


  1. Pavlovnoun

    Transliteration of a common surname for men in Russia.

  2. Etymology: From Павел (Pavel) + -ov


  1. Pavlov

    Pavlov is a village and municipality in Šumperk District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of 24.05 square kilometres, and has a population of 607. Pavlov lies approximately 26 kilometres south of Šumperk, 32 km north-west of Olomouc, and 181 km east of Prague. The villages Radnice and Veselí are administrative parts of Pavlov.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pavlov is ranked #21707 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pavlov surname appeared 1,199 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Pavlov.

    95.8% or 1,149 total occurrences were White.
    2.4% or 29 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pavlov in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pavlov in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Pavlov in a Sentence

  1. Bill Beham:

    Any dog owner knows that Pavlov’s dog wouldn’t have salivated when he heard the bell ring. He would have learned to ring the bell when he was hungry.

  2. Mary Beth Oliver:

    If we continue to pair a particular look with (being a villain) ... then pretty soon, it's like Pavlov's dog: Simply seeing a person in that category is enough to prime thoughts of 'villain,'.

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