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Boy Name: Pascal

Name: Pascal
Pronunciation: \p(a)-scal, pas-cal\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: Easter child
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Pascale, Pascalle, Paschal, Paschalis, Pascoe, Pascual, Pascuale, Pasqual, Pasquale
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 10440

Description

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. Pasquale is an Italian form; Pascal is French; Pascual is Spanish. Philosopher Blaise Pascal.

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

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Popularity

Pascal is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#10440 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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