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pinWhat 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.


Cable has 2 variants: Cabe and Cabell.

Kreatif forms: Caible, Canble, Ceble. [more]

pinHow 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)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

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