Last name: ASTLE

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ASTLE : This last name is indexed 15,609 times on Geneanet!

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ASTLE : 1: English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire called Astle from Old English ēast ‘east’ + hyll ‘hill’. There may also have been some confusion with Asthall and Astley. Or occasionally this may be a topographic name denoting residence on an ‘east hill’ (from Middle English ast + hill or hull) i.e. a hill to the east of a settlement.2: English: perhaps also a habitational name from Astwell Northamptonshire from Old English ēast ‘east’ + wielle ‘spring’.3: English: habitational name from Asthall Oxfordshire from Old English ēast ‘east’ + halh ‘nook’.4: English: variant of Astill from the Middle English personal name Astill a shortened form of Norman French Ansketill (Old Norse Ásketill); see Astin.5: English: possibly also from the Middle English personal name Astwulf (Old English Ēastwulf composed of the elements ēast ‘east’ + wulf ‘wolf’).6: In some cases also an Americanized form of South German Astl or Astel: probably a nickname for a crude person from Middle High German ast ‘branch bough knot’.

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