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Meaning and Origin of: Pasquale

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First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Born at Easter

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Italian : from the personal name Pasquale (Latin Paschalis, from pascha ‘Easter’, via Greek and Aramaic from Hebrew pesach ‘Passover’). This was popular as a given name throughout Christian Europe in the Middle Ages, mainly in honor of the festival of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection, but also in honor of a 9th-century pope and saint who bore the name.