Last name: ASKEW

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All you have to know about the last name ASKEW

Last name frequency

ASKEW : This last name is indexed 60,404 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ASKEW : English (northern): habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire named Aiskew from Old Norse eik ‘oak’ + skógr ‘wood’ or possibly from another minor place in northern England likewise named with the same elements such as Aiskew in Marrick (North Yorkshire) or the lost Aykescof in Preese (Lancashire). This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ayscue Esco Eskew and Haskew.

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