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.