What does Pascal mean?
Pascal [pas-cal] as a boys' name is pronounced pahs-KALL. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Pascal is "Easter child". French name. The Latin source derives from the Hebrew word for "Passover", the name of the springtime Jewish observance equivalent to the Christian celebration of Easter. Used as a given name in English-speaking countries only since the 1960s. Philosopher Blaise Pascal.
Associated with: philosopher.
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How popular is Pascal?
Pascal is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11340 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Pascal for boys. Pascal reached its highest position of #1279 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the boy name Pascal and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Pascal are Paschal, Pascual, Pasqual and Pasquale. Usage of these relations of Pascal reached its peak a century ago (usage of 0.03%), but now, the version Pasquale has become less in vogue.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Cathal, Danal, Daneal, Danial, Danyal, Darral, Deshal (see Deshan), Faical, Faisal, Faizal, Faycal, Faysal, Gamal, Hamal, Harpal, Ismal, Jahmal, Jalal, Jallal, Jamaal▼, Jamal▼, Jammal, Kamal, Laval, Magal, Manual, Marschal, Marshal, Meical, Mical, Mishal, Natal, Pace, Paco, Pagan, Pagiel, Paice, Pal, Pall, Palmar, Pancho, Parnel, Parsafal, Parsefal (see Percival), Parsifal, Pasha, Pauel, Paul▼, Pavel, Pawel, Payce, Pazel, Peal, Pincas, Rafal, Randal▼ and Ysmal. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pascal.See names in meaning and etymology.