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Cable meaning and name origin
Cable \c(a)-ble, cab-le\ as a boy's name is pronounced KAY-bel. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Cable is "rope-maker". An English surname. A cable is generally a very thick rope, a chain or the insulated wire that transmits electric messages.
Cable has 2 variant forms: Cabe and Cabell.
Baby names that sound like Cable are Gable, Cappel, Capell and Capel.
Popularity of Cable
Cable is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3200 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Cable for boys. (2010 statistics) Compare Cable with its variant forms and related boy baby names.