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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.


Cable is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3200 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cable for boys. Cable has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cable name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cable outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Caile, Cale, Cayle, Gable and Sable. Like Cable, these names are not commonly used.