Ascall Surname OriginIn the Gaelic, means a sheltered place, a bosom, a covert. Aisgiodal or Aisgall was one of the Danish commanders at the battle of Clontarf, near Dublin. The name is expressive of courage and strength. From this may be found the name Hascall. If the name is of British origin, it would signify the sedgy moor, from Hesg, and hal or hayle--low grounds, meadows.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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