What does Cable mean?
Cable /ca-ble/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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.
How popular is Cable?
Cable is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#3430 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Cable for boys. Cable has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)