Meaning and Origin of: Cable
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old French : Rope
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English : metonymic occupational name for a maker of rope, especially the type of stout rope used in maritime applications, from Anglo-Norman French cable ‘cable’ (Late Latin capulum ‘halter’, of Arabic origin, but associated by folk etymology with Latin capere ‘to seize’).
- English : possibly from an Old English personal name, Ceadbeald.
- English : metonymic occupational name for a horseman, from Middle English cabal ‘horse’.
- From German Göbel (see Goebel), assimilated to the English name.