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 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).