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What does Pascal mean?

Pascal \p(a)-scal, pas-cal\ as a boys' name is pronounced pahs-KALL. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Pascal is "Easter child". 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.


Variations

Pascal has 9 variants: Pascale, Pascalle, Paschal, Paschalis, Pascoe, Pascual, Pascuale, Pasqual and Pasquale.


Popularity

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. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Pascal and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Pascal (#unlisted) are Pascual and Pasquale. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.331%) and is now significantly less, with the version Pasquale becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Pascual, Pasquale in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pascal and related baby names outside U.S.

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