Last name: HASKELL

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HASKELL : This last name is indexed 67,730 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HASKELL : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Askell with prosthetic H- from Old Norse Áskell a shortened form of Ásketill (see Axtell). The personal name was also popular among the Normans sometimes in the form Anskell (with ancient Germanic Ans- substituted for As-) which explains why the name occurs in post-Conquest England in counties not settled by Vikings. Its appearance as a surname is often disguised by altered pronunciations; metathesis of /sk/ to /ks/ spelled -x- for example has given rise to Axtell. The Normans frequently used the name in Frankish forms; see Askin Haskin Hasty and Astin. For the name in the Isle of Man see Castell.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Khaskl a Yiddish form of the Hebrew name Yeḥezqel (see Ezekiel).

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