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The old Cornish name Pask is a patronymic surname, formed from the medieval given name Pask. Pask in turn is thought to be derived from theMiddle English word "paske," which meant "Easter."

Pask Early Origins



The surname Pask was first found in Cornwall where Hugo filius Pasch' is listed in the Rotuli Hundredorum in that County in 1279. John Pascowe was listed in a record as being in that county in 1443, and a Paskell Langdon, who died in 1606 was in some instances recorded as Pascowe.

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Pask Spelling Variations


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Pask Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pasco, Pascoe, Pascow, Pask, Paske, Pasque and others.

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Pask Early History


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Pask Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pask research. Another 49 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1662, 1620, 1645, 1660 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Pask History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pask Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pask Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pask Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pask Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Domenico Pask, aged 28, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "La Bourgogne" from Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BW-G5S : 6 December 2014), Domenico Pask, 05 Jun 1893; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Bourgogne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Lader Pask, aged 16, arrived in New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Berlin" from Southampton, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXM9-4Z5 : 6 December 2014), Lader Pask, 10 Apr 1894; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name Berlin, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Susana Pask, aged 45, arrived in New York City, New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Berlin" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX9N-9YX : 6 December 2014), Susana Pask, 11 Sep 1894; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Berlin, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Charles E. Pask, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1897 aboard the ship "Aurania (1883)" from Liverpool, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXW8-LY8 : 6 December 2014), Charles E. Pask, 20 May 1897; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Aurania (1883), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Anton Pask, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1898 aboard the ship "Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse" from Bremen, Germany [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXHP-4MD : 6 December 2014), Anton Pask, 04 Oct 1898; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pask Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Dillon Pask, aged 42, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1901
  • Florian Pask, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Arthur Pask, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Calford, England, in 1910
  • Ethel Pask, aged 22, who settled in America from Calford, England, in 1910

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pask (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pask (post 1700)



  • Scott Pask, American Tony Award winning scenic designer
  • Bernard Pask (1936-1985), English professional footballer who played from 1958 to 1973
  • Andrew Gordon Speedie Pask (1928-1996), English cybernetician and psychologist
  • Neville John "Nev" Pask, Australian businessman and developer having built 1500 homes and many other projects
  • Martin "Marty" Pask (b. 1985), former Australian Rules footballer who played in 2006 for the Brisbane Lions
  • Emma Pask (b. 1977), Australian jazz vocalist
  • Alun Edward Islwyn Pask (1937-1995), Welsh international rugby union player

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BW-G5S : 6 December 2014), Domenico Pask, 05 Jun 1893; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Bourgogne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXM9-4Z5 : 6 December 2014), Lader Pask, 10 Apr 1894; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name Berlin, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX9N-9YX : 6 December 2014), Susana Pask, 11 Sep 1894; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Berlin, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXW8-LY8 : 6 December 2014), Charles E. Pask, 20 May 1897; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Aurania (1883), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXHP-4MD : 6 December 2014), Anton Pask, 04 Oct 1898; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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The Pask Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pask Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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