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French

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A masculine name of French origin, the meaning of Pascal is 'of the Passover'. Passover is the ancient Hebrew holiday that depicted liberation from Egypt. It is a name given to boys who are born on Easter. When given as a name, it means 'Easter child'. Along with being a popular first name in Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands, it is also a common surname in France and Italy. A notable bearer of Pascal as a surname is Blaise Pascal, a French philosopher, mathematician, and inventor. In Science, Pascal is a pressure of one newton per square meter but is inconveniently small for many purposes.

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French

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The name Pepin is a masculine name of French origin. The meaning of Pepin is ‘determined’. There is an island in New Zealand known as 'Pepin Island'. Pepin the Short was a Frankish king in the 8th century. He was the first of his family to become a king.

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French

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A typically masculine name of French origin, the meaning of Percy is 'an enlisted man who serves in an army'. When given as a name, it means 'one who pierces the valley'. In Greek culture, this name is derived from 'pertho', which means 'to destroy'. Biblically, when given as a name, it means 'soldier'. Along with being a commonly found first name, it is also a popular surname. A notable bearer of this name includes Sir Henry Percy, an English rebel who led serious uprisings against King Henry IV. Percy Jackson, is another honorable mention of this name. He is a fictional character, and the title character, in Rick Riordan's 'Percy Jackson And The Olympians' series.

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French

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The meaning of Pons is ‘of the sea’ and it is of French origin. Pons is also a popular surname of Catalan origin. Famous people named Pons include Pons Augustin Alletz, a French agronomist and Pons, Count of Tripoli, a French noble-born Count of Tripoli. Notable people with surname Pons include Alain Pons, a Gibraltarian footballer and Antoinette de Pons-Ribérac, a French courtier.

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