Pablo name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Pablo mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Pablo

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Virginia, U.S. agree the name Pablo means "Small" and is of Mexican / Spanish origin.
  2. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Pablo means "FAMILY".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Pablo

Notable Persons Named Pablo

Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar is a head of the medellín cartel and medellín cartel. Pablo is also known as Don Pablo, El Mágico, El Padrino, El Patrón, El Pablito, El Señor, El vergias, El Zar de la Cocaína, El Mágico (The Magician), El Padrino (The Godfather), El Patrón (The Boss), El Pablito (little Pablo), El Señor (The Lord), (The, Tsar, and of Cocaine).

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was an artist in the fields of painting, drawing, sculpture printmaking, and ceramics. Pablo was given the name Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso on October 25th, 1881 in Málaga, Spain. He left this life on April 8th, 1973.

Pablo Schreiber

Pablo Schreiber is an actor. He has been prominent since 2001. Pablo was given the name Pablo Tell Schreiber on April 26th, 1978 in Ymir, British Columbia, Canada. Pablo is also known as Schreiber and Pablo Tell.

Pablo Neruda

Pablo was given the name Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto on July 12th, 1904. He left this life on September 23rd, 1973.

Pablo Hernández

Pablo Hernández is a soccer player for the Rayo Vallecano, Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), CD Castellón, Valencia CF, Valencia CF Mestalla, CD Onda, Cádiz CF, Getafe CF, Swansea City A.F.C., Al-Nasr Dubai SC, and Spain national football team. Pablo was born on April 11th, 1985 in Castellón, Spain. Pablo is also known as Pablo.

Pablo Zabaleta

Pablo Zabaleta is a soccer player for the Manchester City F.C., San Lorenzo de Almagro, RCD Espanyol, Argentina national under-20 football team, Argentina national under-23 football team, and Argentina national football team. Pablo was born on January 16th, 1985 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Pablo Larraín
  • Pablo Armero
    Soccer Player
  • Pablo Aimar
    Soccer Player
  • Pablo Iglesias Turrión
    For Madrid
  • Pablo Piatti
    Soccer Player
  • Pablo Sandoval
    Baseball Player
  • Pablo Sarabia
    Soccer Player
  • Pablo Prigioni
    Basketball Player
  • Pablo Sarasate
  • Pablo Alborán
  • Pablo Hernández
    Soccer Player
  • Pablo Cuevas
  • Pablo Mouche
    Soccer Player
  • Paul Masvidal

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pablo

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pablo

Coté de Pablo

Coté de Pablo is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1994. Coté was given the name María José de Pablo Fernández on November 12th, 1979 in Santiago, Chile. Coté is also known as Fernández and María José De Pablo.

Petey Pablo

Petey Pablo is a hip hop music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Petey was given the name Moses Mortimer Barrett III on July 22nd, 1973 in Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Augustus Pablo

Augustus Pablo was a roots reggae and dub music musician. He plays Keyboard, melodica, and guitar. He was most active from 1970 to 1999. Augustus was given the name Horace Swaby on June 21st, 1954 in St. Andrew, Jamaica. He passed away on May 18th, 1999.


Pablo is a soccer player for the FC Girondins de Bordeaux, Ceará Sporting Club, Associação Esportiva Tiradentes, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, Avaí FC, and Associação Atlética Ponte Preta. Pablo was born on June 21st, 1991 in São Luís, Brazil. Pablo is also known as Pablo.

Manuel Pablo

Manuel Pablo is a soccer player for the Deportivo de La Coruña, UD Las Palmas, UD Las Palmas Atlético, Spain national under-21 football team, Spain national under-23 football team, and Spain national football team. Manuel was born on January 25th, 1976 in Arucas, Spain.

Juan Pablo

Juan Pablo is a soccer player for the CD Numancia, Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa, Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa B, Deportivo Alavés B, Deportivo Alavés, CD Tenerife, Sporting de Gijón, and Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C. Juan was born on September 2nd, 1978 in León, Spain. Juan is also known as Juan Pablo.


Common last names for Pablo

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Garcia
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Rivera
  • Perez
  • Lopez
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Ramirez
  • Flores
  • Cruz
  • Morales
  • Diaz
  • Gonzales
  • Ramos
  • Gomez
  • Reyes

Common first names for Pablo

  • Jose
  • Mary
  • Maria
  • A
  • Joe

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pablo U.S.
  White 3.40% 64.26%
  African American 1.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 21.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 12.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 58.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pablo

People with the last name Pablo are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Pablo

  • What name lists does Pablo rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Pablo? Pablo is the 1,090th most popular name of all time. As a last name Pablo was the 5,384th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Pablo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45,660 babies born with the first name Pablo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pablo to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pablo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Pablo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pablo is Tuesday, July 19th, 1825.
  • What year had the most people named Pablo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pablo was in 2006 with a total of 1,174 babies. That's a lot of babies named Pablo!
  • Random Pablo Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pablo ranks 48th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 21 babies in New Mexico have the same name in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Pablo: The name spelled backwards is Olbap. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Pobla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pablo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,462 people with the last name Pablo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pablo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Pablo as their last name.
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