Pascale History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The ancestors of the Pascale family brought their name to England in the wave of migration after the Norman Conquest of 1066. They lived in Essex. The name, however, is a reference to Pasci, in Eure, Normandy, the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Early Origins of the Pascale family
The surname Pascale was first found in Essex but the family were originally from Pasci in Eure, Normandy and were granted lands in Essex by Henry, Duke of Normandy through Robert, Earl of Leicester, at Much and Great Baddow. While the surname was firmly established in this are for many years, searching various rolls for the surname revealed a John Pascal in the Assize Rolls of Warwickshire in 1221, and a William Pascale in 1275 in the Subsidy Rolls of Worcestershire.
Early History of the Pascale family
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Pascale Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Pascall, Paschall, Pascale, Pascal, Paschal, Pascoll and many more.
Early Notables of the Pascale family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Pascale is the 11,656th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
| Pascale migration to the United States ||+|
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Pascale or a variant listed above:
Pascale Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Frank Pascale, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1880
- Anna Pascale, aged 17, who landed in America from Ortedacinio, Italy, in 1899
Pascale Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Alfredo Pascale, aged 17, who landed in America from Naples, Italy, in 1907
- Angela Pascale, aged 14, who landed in America from Genebetesa, Campobasso, in 1909
- Andriana Pascale, aged 54, who immigrated to the United States from Monteforte Sapino, Italy, in 1909
- Anna Pascale, aged 4, who immigrated to America from Conversano, Italy, in 1911
- Angelamaria Pascale, aged 25, who immigrated to the United States from Monteforte, Avellino, Italy, in 1911
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|Contemporary Notables of the name Pascale (post 1700) ||+|
- Ronnie Pascale (b. 1976), American soccer player
- Ernesto De Pascale (1958-2011), Italian music journalist and independent producer
- Anie Pascale, Canadian Genie Award nominated actress
- Lorraine Pascale, British former model, cook, and Pâtissier
- Pascale Ogier (1958-1984), born Pascale Marguerite Cécile Claude Colette Nicolas, a French actress who won the Volpi Cup and posthumously received a César Award nomination for her role in the 1984 film Full Moon in Paris
- Pascale Letendre (b. 1980), Canadian curler from Ottawa
- Pascale Montpetit (b. 1961), French Canadian actress
- Pascale Cossart, award-winning bacteriologist at the Pasteur Institute of Paris