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.
Pascal is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#10440 out of 88799, Top 12%). (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) appearing in the Top 1000 are Pascual and Pasquale. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1900-1909 and is now significantly less, with the version Pasquale becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)