Pascal

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pascal

"Pascal" is a name of French origin, and it means "Easter". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A programing language designed to teach programming through a top-down modular approach
  2. French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)
  3. A unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter
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Borrowing from French pascal. Named after the French scientist and philosopher Blaise Pascal.

  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of pressure and stress; one newton per square metre. Symbol: .

pascal was also found in the following language(s): French, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Pascal

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Vitalic is an electro house and electroclash songwriter, remixer, musician, and remix. His career lasted from 1996 to 1996. Vitalic was given the name Pascal Arbez in France. Vitalic is also known as Vitalic and DIMA.

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Pascal Chimbonda is a soccer player for the AC Arles-Avignon, Le Havre AC, SC Bastia, Wigan Athletic F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Sunderland A.F.C., Blackburn Rovers F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Doncaster Rovers F.C., Market Drayton Town F.C., Carlisle United F.C., and Guadeloupe national football. Pascal was born on February 21st, 1979 in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe.

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Pascal Lamy is a Director-General of the World Trade Organization and European Commissioner for Trade. Pascal was born on April 8th, 1947 in Levallois-Perret.

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Pascal Dupuis is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to 2015. Pascal was born on April 7th, 1979 in Laval, Quebec.

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Skalp is a hip hop music, pop music, contemporary r&b, pop rock, and world music record producer, composer, songwriter, and music executive. He plays Keyboard instrument, Sampler (musical instrument), Drum kit, and Guitar. His career lasted from 1996 to 1996. Skalp was given the name Pascal Boniani Koeu on March 25th, 1979 in Épinay-sur-Seine.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Pascal

Pedro Pascal is an actor. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Pedro was given the name Jose Pedro Balmaceda Pascal on April 2nd, 1975 in Santiago.

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Blaise Pascal was a philosopher. Blaise was born on June 19th, 1623 in Clermont-Ferrand. He passed away on August 19th, 1662.

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Adam Pascal is an actor, singer, and musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Adam was born on October 25th, 1970 in The Bronx.

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Amy Pascal is a business executive and film producer. Amy was given the name Amy Beth Pascal on March 25th, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Jean was born on October 28th, 1982 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Elaine Wynn is a businesswoman and philanthropist. Elaine was given the name Elaine Farrell Pascal on April 28th, 1942 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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How popular is the baby name Pascal in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 6 0 6
1892 5 0 5
1894 6 0 6
1897 5 0 5
1898 7 0 7
1900 7 0 7
1902 5 0 5
1906 6 0 6
1910 14 0 14
1911 7 0 7
1912 12 0 12
1913 22 0 22
1914 27 0 27
1915 19 0 19
1916 23 0 23
1917 23 0 23
1918 31 0 31
1919 20 0 20
1920 21 0 21
1921 38 0 38
1922 29 0 29
1923 30 0 30
1924 12 0 12
1925 20 0 20
1926 27 0 27
1927 15 0 15
1928 15 0 15
1929 14 0 14
1930 16 0 16
1931 24 0 24
1932 19 0 19
1933 18 0 18
1934 20 0 20
1935 9 0 9
1936 15 0 15
1937 22 0 22
1938 18 0 18
1939 14 0 14
1940 14 0 14
1941 15 0 15
1942 15 0 15
1943 15 0 15
1944 18 0 18
1945 6 0 6
1946 20 0 20
1947 6 0 6
1948 15 0 15
1949 14 0 14
1950 17 0 17
1951 16 0 16
1952 16 0 16
1953 13 0 13
1954 19 0 19
1955 17 0 17
1956 14 0 14
1957 18 0 18
1958 12 0 12
1959 25 0 25
1960 15 0 15
1961 12 0 12
1962 12 0 12
1963 20 0 20
1964 19 0 19
1965 17 0 17
1966 11 0 11
1967 12 0 12
1968 16 0 16
1969 20 0 20
1970 12 0 12
1971 13 0 13
1972 13 0 13
1973 24 0 24
1974 30 0 30
1975 19 0 19
1976 16 0 16
1977 23 0 23
1978 19 0 19
1979 19 0 19
1980 16 0 16
1981 26 0 26
1982 24 0 24
1983 25 0 25
1984 17 0 17
1985 18 0 18
1986 25 6 19
1987 21 0 21
1988 23 0 23
1989 20 0 20
1990 34 0 34
1991 25 0 25
1992 21 0 21
1993 32 0 32
1994 35 0 35
1995 22 0 22
1996 32 0 32
1997 22 0 22
1998 27 0 27
1999 25 0 25
2000 25 0 25
2001 20 0 20
2002 24 0 24
2003 25 0 25
2004 29 0 29
2005 21 0 21
2006 28 0 28
2007 28 0 28
2008 33 0 33
2009 26 0 26
2010 28 0 28
2011 25 0 25
2012 27 0 27
2013 30 0 30
2014 21 0 21
2015 34 0 34
2016 36 0 36
2017 32 0 32

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Popularity of Pascal as a first name

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Popularity of Pascal as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pascal U.S.
  White 47.09% 64.26%
  African American 38.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pascal

People with the last name Pascal are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Pascal

  • What name lists does Pascal rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Pascal? Pascal is the 6,251st most popular name of all time. As a last name Pascal was the 10,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Pascal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,270 babies born with the first name Pascal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pascal to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pascal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Pascal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pascal is Monday, September 17th, 1838.
  • What year had the most people named Pascal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pascal was in 1921 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Pascal Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pascal is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Pascal: Your name in reverse order is Lacsap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lcpaas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pascal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,124 people with the last name Pascal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pascal? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Pascal as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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