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What does Paschal mean?

Paschal Pronunciation of Paschal [paschal] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and Paschal means "Easter child". Paschal is an alternate form of Pascal (Latin): French name.


Paschal has 5 variants: Pascale, Pascual, Pascuale, Pasqual and Pasquale.

3 more alternative forms via Pascal: Pascalle, Paschalis and Pascoe.

Creative forms:
(male) Fischal, Pacal, ..

(female) Pascil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Paschal Bear (P.B.), ..

How popular is Paschal?

Paschal is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5290 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Paschal was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #1848 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paschal name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paschal outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Pasquale, Pasqual, Pascual and Pascal are the prominent related forms of Paschal. Usage of these relations of Paschal was widespread among parents during 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.03%), but now, the form Pasquale has gone out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paschal, Pascal, Pascual, Pasqual, Pasquale in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cathal, Deshal (see Deshan), Faical, Faycal, Jascha, Marischal, Marschal, Marshal, Michal, Mishal, Mychal, Pancho, Parsafal, Parsefal (see Percival), Parsifal, Pasha, Pinchas and Sascha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Paschal.

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