Meaning and name origin
Pascal \p(a)-scal, pas-cal\ as a boy's 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.
Pascal is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10440 out of 88799, Top 12%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Pascal and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Pasquale and Pascual. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).