Pablo is a masculine name of Latin origin.
It’s the Spanish form of the name Paul.
Paul derived from the Latin name “Paulus” which was a Roman surname of the Aemilian gens, one of the greatest patrician families of Ancient Rome.
Etymology is from the Proto-Indo European word element “pau”, meaning “little”, “few”.
Pablo was ranked #5 in Spain (2017), #45 in Chile (2015), and #112 in France (2017).
Famous bearers of the name are Pablo Picasso, Pablo Neruda, Pablo Aimar, Pablo Casals, Pablo Hernández Domínguez, Pablo Cuevas, Pablo Escobar.
The following video presents a short biography of Pablo Picasso, one of the greatest painters and prominent figures of the 20th century.